anti-transpirant

anti-transpirant

A chemical that is sprayed onto foliage to prevent water loss through transpiration. Often used on transplanted evergreens.
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Spraying the tree with an anti-transpirant such as Wilt-Pruf also helps.
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Spray the greenery with an anti-transpirant. This solution is available commercially and will hold the moisture in and make your greenery stock look fresher, longer throughout the holidays.
Minimize damage by spraying foliage with an anti-transpirant such as Cloud Cover, available at nurseries and from Harmony Farm Supply & Nursery in Sebastopol (harmony farm.com or 707/823-9125).
Add four tablespoons WiltPruf, an anti-transpirant, and the solution should remain on the plants for about two months.
Spraying the holly with an anti-transpirant will extend the life of boughs draped on lintels and mantels or incorporated into wreaths.
The field trials also showed that an anti-transpirant applied with the microspheres allows them to adhere to fruits without deterring fruit consumption or damaging fruits and that microspheres can be found in fecal samples of wild birds.
The sort of spray I suspect you have in mind is an anti-transpirant which minimises the amount of moisture the tree loses through its needles.
In a field experiment, commercial anti-transpirant was used to restrict berry transpiration.
One easy way to minimize damage is to spray the foliage with an anti-transpirant such as Cloud Cover (available at many nurseries and home improvement centers).
Also known as an anti-transpirant, the spray is made from pine resin and forms a clear, glossy film to help preserve moisture in the leaves.
The application of mineral- and vegetable-based oils and anti-transpirants just before bloom--in an attempt to mimic the effects of pre-bloom leaf removal by temporarily impairing photosynthesis during bloom and the early fruit-set period--met with limited success.