Contains 15% Potassium Citrate and 4% Kelp
Potassium is especially useful for lawns, greens and plants that are stressed by heat, frost, drought, humidity and high traffic. The potassium helps harden cell walls so they are less prone to injury, and potassium also stimulates better root growth. In lawn care, potassium is generally applied pre-summer, during the summer and in the late fall to help harden off the grass blades before severe frosts occur.
This product also contains 4% Kelp (Seaweed), which is another source of potassium. Kelp is also considered to be nature’s own health food for plants. It contains an abundance of trace elements as well as natural growth hormones and regulators (see green box), vitamins and minerals. It is also a great stress-reliever and will help reduce heat and frost damage, parasitic insects and disease.
Auxins – promote rooting and cell enlargement.
Kelp/Potash is part of our 4 Step Garden Fertilizing Program for fruits, vegetables and flowers that you grow. We recommend spraying foliarly (on the leaves) or through drip irrigation during the Maturation Stage of the seasonal growth cycle of your plants. This is your secret to having the highest quality in flowers, fruits and vegetables. Kelp/Potash can be mixed with all of our other foliar fertilizers, including the Liquid Fish, to supply extra potassium when needed.
Foliar feeding is a fast and very economical way to fertilize.
Use at Fruit Maturation Stage
Once your plants have produced fruit (or vegetables) and that fruit begins to mature, more Potash (along with plenty of Phosphorus) is now needed. By spraying your plants with Kelp/Potash Formula you will help “finish’” the fruit and build quality in your crop. It will keep better, taste better and will have higher sugar and more dissolved solids, which are indicators of better quality.
APPLICATION RATES – FOLIAR SPRAYING
GARDENS: (Including Grapes, Berries, Fruit Trees): Mix at 2 oz Kelp/Potash Formula per gallon of water (1 tablespoon per qt) and mist tops and bottoms of leaves with a fine mist sprayer. Moisten only to the point of run-off. Apply after fruit has begun to change color or is beginning to mature. Apply every 10-14 days. If mixing with Fish Products or other Potassium containing fertilizers use at half rate.
ROW CROPS: Mix 1-2 qts Kelp/Potash Formula in sufficient water to cover per acre. Mist tops and bottoms of leaves. Moisten only to the point of run-off. Use a minimum of 5 gallons of water. Apply after fruit has begun to change color or is beginning to mature. Apply every 10-14 days.
TREE CROPS: Mix 1 gallon Kelp/Potash Formula with sufficient water to cover per acre. Use a Minimum of 50 gallons water. mist tops and bottoms of leaves with a fine mist sprayer. Moisten only to the point of run-off. Apply after fruit has begun to change color or is beginning to mature. Apply every 10-14 days.
FLOWERS: Mix 2 oz Kelp/Potash Formula per gallon of water. Mist tops and bottoms of matured plant leaves. Use after blooming stage.
LAWNS/GREENS: Apply 6-10 oz Kelp/Potash Formula with sufficient water to cover per 1000 sf. Can be applied with a hose-end sprayer at up to 3 oz per gallon of water.
COMMERCIAL TURF: Apply Kelp/Potash Formula at a 2% solution (2.5 oz per gallon of water) with a tank sprayer or through sprinkler system. Can be mixed with Aerify PLUS, Nature’s Magic and most of our other products.