- Snipper (Indole-3-butyric acid) Plant Growth Regulator, PGR A de-flowering agent for sweet gum trees that is used to eliminate young flowers before they fertilize to form gum balls. One application of Snipper in early spring causes premature death of developing flowers but does not affect foliage. Use Snipper to eliminate costly maintenance of sweet gum trees in the fall.
Active Ingredient: Indole–3-butyric acid 4.0%
For Promoting Premature Abscission of Male and/or Female Flowers After flower buds break and as flowers approach maximum size: Ash, Black locust, Black walnut, Cherry, Cottonwood, Crabapple, Gingko, Hackberry, Hickory, Honey locust, Maple, Oak, Olive, Persimmon, Plum, Tree of Heaven, Sweet gum, Sycamore.