Black Knot Be Gone ™. Safely promotes healing of the whole tree for Black Knot disease. All organic plant ingredients. Drill 8 holes at 45 degree angle about .125" to .625" ( 5/8") deep. Apply about 1 ml per hole ( one pipette full), do not overflow hole. The drill bit size is best at 3/16" in diameter. Repeat this 4 different days until all 946 ml is gone. Shake well before using. Keep away from pets and children. Wear eye protection, DO NOT SPRAY. Visit web site https://blackknotbegone.com for more information.
If the tree is over 4 inches in diameter drill 8 holes, if the tree is less than 4 inches in diameter only drill 4 holes
Pipette size - will hold 1.2 ml
When drilling the 8 holes, please make sure to ream them out to clean out all debris. This will allow the black knot to be gone to fill the cavity and absorb through the vascular system. The older the tree the deeper you will need to drill it is ok to drill deeper to ensure you drill into the xylem layers vascular system.
Shake the Black Knot Be Gone Very Well before Applying.
OK to use a 3/16" drill bit to drill 45-degree angles up to 5/8" deep into the trunk of the tree.
Make sure you clean out each hole by running the drill and pushing and pulling out the drill bit to clean out the debris.
Drill 8 holes around the trunk of the tree about 6-12" from the ground if the tree is 4 inches or larger.
The angle is to cut the black knot to be gone and utilize the capillary action in the tree to feed the whole tree. If the tree is less than 4" in diameter only drill 4 holes into the trunk of the tree.
Use the pipette that shipped with the product and apply about 1 ml per hole per day to each hole. Apply so the product does not overfill hole and run down the tree.
You can seal up the holes with only a natural product, do not use paint or petroleum-based sealant. Some people have had good luck with beeswax.
You can apply black knot be gone any time the tree is absorbing nutrients up through the root system, early spring to late fall. The best time is any time you see the black knot disease on the tree and then again in early spring for preventative protection. The tree is the most susceptible as the fungus spores are airborne in the early spring.