R35.00 – R110.00
Silicon Plus soluble silica liquid, fortified with potassium, enhances plant resistance to a biotic stresses such as drought, heat and cold and biotic stresses such as resistance to pests and diseases.
Take note that Silicon Plus has got a high alkaline pH and pH monitoring and control is necessary when using this product. Use Silicon Plus as a prevention rather than a cure for disease.
Silicon and biological control agents are synergistic and complementary.
PLEASE NOTE: As from mid October 2020, we have witched to a new supplier of Silicon Plus, and the new product does look slightly different in appearance.
Chemical Product Specifications:
K2O+ Na2O: 10.7 to 11.5 % ( Potassium source )
SiO2: 23.5 – 24.7 % ( Silicon source )
Silicon Plus can be used as a soil drench with Trichoderma and Biological insecticide during early to late stages of vegetative growth.
Dosage: 2ml per 5L of water.
Can be applied through the irrigation system. It should be applied using a separate irrigation cycle without other fertilizers to avoid possible precipitation problems.
In containerized nurseries and hydroponic facilities, a weekly application is recommended.
With tree crops (citrus, avocados, apples, coffee, stone fruit etc.) it is best applied as a drench onto the root zone every two months. The recommended rate is 5 liters of solution per tree, mixed at a rate of 1000 ppm (400mℓ/100ℓ water).
Can help with Penicillium digitatum (green mold), Sclerotinia stem rot, Rust, Fusarium wilt, Powdery mildew, Red spider mite, Root knot nematode.