DESCRIPTION 

Tobacco is useful in targeting caterpillars, aphids, and worms, but it is not safe to use on peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, or any member of the solanaceous plant family.

 

HOW TO PREPARE 

 

  • Mix 1 cup (250 milliliters) of tobacco into 1 gallon (4 liters) of water.
  • Sit the mixture out in the sun or in another warm location.Allow it to rest for 24 hours.
  • Check the color of the mixture.Ideally, the pesticide will look similar to the hue of a light tea. If it is too dark, dilute it with water. If it is too light to see, allow it to sit an additional few hours.
  • Add 3 tablespoons (45 milliliters) of mild liquid dish soap to the solution.Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the mixture into a large squirt bottle.Shake the solution inside the bottle once more to combine it further.

 

HOW TO USE 

 

Spray the infested plants, Focus on areas that show the most damage, but also cover spots that still seem in good condition.

 

USES 

 

Tobacco is useful in targeting caterpillars, aphids, and worms, but it is not safe to use on peppers, tomatoes, eggplants, or any member of the solanaceous plant family.