What is Serenade® Garden Disease Control?
Serenade Garden, among other modes of action, elicits plant responses that trigger your flowers, vegetables and lawns to fight against a broad spectrum of the most common fungal and bacterial garden diseases. You can harvest and eat fruits and vegetables the same day they are treated and labeled uses of bacillus subtilis (QST 713) do not pose a risk to bees or beneficial insects.
What is the active ingredient in Serenade® Garden?
Serenade Garden is made from a unique, patented strain (QST 713) of Bacillus subtilis. Bacillus subtilis strain QST 713 penetrates and destroys the disease pathogen, but does not harm beneficial insects or wildlife when used according to label directions.
What diseases does Serenade Garden control or suppress?
(See product label for full list of diseases controlled and suppressed.)
Anthracnose, Bacteria, Bacterial Leaf Blight, Bacterial Speck, Bacterial Spot, Black Mold, Black Root Rot/Black Crown Rot, Black Spot of Rose, Botrytis, Downy Mildew, Early Blight, Fire Blight, Gray Mold, Late Blight, Leaf spots, Pin Rot, Powdery Mildew, Scab, Walnut Blight
All of the above, plus Bean Rust, Botrytis Leaf Blight, Botrytis Neck Rot, Greasy Spot, Onion Downy Mildew, Onion Purple Blotch, Phytophthora, Rust, Sclerotinia Head and Leaf Drop, Sour Rot Target Spot, White Mold
All of the above, plus Brown Patch, Dollar Spot, Red Thread
Do I need to wear protective clothing when I use Serenade Garden?
Please follow the instructions on the label. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. May cause sensitization. Avoid contact with eyes, skin or clothing. Avoid inhaling/breathing mist. Wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes plus socks, waterproof gloves when handling and during all clean-up activities. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Read all labels carefully as the protective clothing requirements vary from product to product.
When should I apply Serenade Garden?
Apply Serenade Garden Concentrate in sufficient water volume prior to foliage development or at the first sign of foliage development, or at the first sign of foliar disease infection with commonly hand held sprayers until run-off. Apply Serenade Garden Ready-to-Use prior to foliage development or at the first sign of foliar disease infection. Under conditions of heavy rainfall, shorten the spray interval. Do not water foliage within four hours of application. Please refer to the label for specific directions on the diseases being treated.
What time of day should I apply Serenade Garden?
Serenade Garden can be applied any time of day, in full sun and high temperatures, without stressing or burning foliage. It can be applied up to and including the day of harvest. It is impossible to test all plants for phytotoxicity. To assure that the plants to be treated are not sensitive to the treatment, apply a small amount of the highest application rate of the product to a few leaves or the above ground portion of a plant and check within three days for signs of phytotoxicity.
Where on the plant should I apply the spray?
Serenade Garden is approved as a foliar spray. Spray leaves, stems and new shoots to provide complete coverage of the entire plant.