Use Bayer Advanced 12 Month Tree & Shrub Insect Control Landscape Formula II by mixing an amount in a gallon of water and pouring the solution on the soil at the base of the plant. The amount of formula to use depends on the size of the tree or shrub.
One application provides residual protection against insect pests for one year. For trees, the rate is 1 ounce of formula for every inch of distance around the circumference of the tree. For shrubs, the rate is 3 ounces per foot of shrub height.
The product can be used on apple, loquat, mayhew, pear, pecan and other fruit trees. It is also safe to use on rose bushes. However, it may not be used as a foliar spray nor can it be applied when the ground is frozen.