This can be rectified by the application of Fulvic acid an essential component of healthy soils that increases the availability and uptake of essential nutrients and minerals, says the company. Solufeed have introduced Fulvic 25, a soil improver to their portfolio of Plant Health Cure products.
Fulvic acids are compounds formed by the microbial degradation of plant material such as lignin. Fulvic 25 increases the availability and uptake of soil nutrients resulting in an improved root function and healthier plants.
The liquid formulation is applied through the irrigation system, Fulvic 25 is extracted from drinking water drawn from a depth of 300 metres below certain peaty soil areas in the Netherlands containing small amounts of natural fulvic acids. Fulvic 25 is a safe, easy to use product recommended to help replicate healthy soil properties in all growing mediums including peat/coir based composts. It can be used in the production of ornamentals, salads, vegetables, vines and soft fruits.