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  • Empathy rootgrow ericoid mycorrhizal fungi

Empathy rootgrow ericoid mycorrhizal fungi

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200g pack £5.99
200g pack £5.99
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  • Good for all acid-loving and ericaceous plants
  • Better nutrient uptake and drought tolerance
  • Improved plant establishment and lifetime health

Rootgrow™ is the first and currently the only plant or soil treatment licensed by the Royal Horticultural Society.

This specially adapted Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries.

It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.

Within weeks of application, it will improve a plant’s nutrient and water uptake, resulting in vigorous growth with abundant fruiting and flowering - reducing the need for synthetic fertiliser.

How does Rootgrow work?

Rootgrow ericoid mycorrhizal fungi bond to a plant’s roots, effectively becoming part of its root system. They grow rapidly in search of water and nutrients, and as they’re finer than the plant's coarse roots, they're better at reaching them - helping plants thrive in even difficult soils.

In poor sandy soil, they track down scarce nutrients and water, and in dense clay soil they unlock nutrients, acting like a clay breaker. They're great at hunting down phosphorus and potassium for flowering and fruiting, but also thrive on finding trace elements. And they hold onto water like a sponge, giving your plants far better drought tolerance.

How to use

Like regular Rootgrow, apply the ericoid Rootgrow in direct contact with the plant’s roots. For untreated plants that are struggling, Rootgrow can be applied to the soil surface and gently worked in.

Each 200g pouch will treat five 10-15 litre plants or twenty 2-litre ones.
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