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