Rentes Plants

County Kildare

Multi award winning trade nursery with 17 acres of potted shrubs, climbers, trees and conifers.

500 plants were treated with Maxstim, compared to 1500 plants treated with the market leading chemical for the control of Pythium. Both batches were held in the same block of the same tunnel and given identical amounts of ventilation, heat, sunlight and other growing conditions and medium.

In 5 weeks:

  • Plants were 3-4 inches larger
  • Increased number of leaves
  • Much more vibrant colour
  • Significant reduction of Pythium
  • Bigger, healthier roots

Product: Maxstim for Ornamentals

Plants: Cordyline Charlie Boy – with moderate infection of Pythium

Where:
Co. Kildare.

Time:
Autumn 2014

No. of applications:
2 applications, 3 weeks apart

Application rate:
Drench treatment of Maxistim at a 20:1 ratio

Control

With Maxstim

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