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Fertiliser Group 2
Registration No. B3810 – ACT 36 of 1947
IRON CHELATE is a concentrated water-soluble trace element powder, which, when used as directed will prevent and cure Iron Chlorosis (yellowing) and restore natural leaf colour on a wide range of trees, shrubs, vines, ornamental and pot plants.
Iron [Fe] - 13.0%
USES AND BENEFITS
IRON CHELATE is easy to apply as a foliar spray or directly to the roots as a drench. It :
• is readily absorbed by the plant;
• promotes photosynthesis and respiration in the plant;
• assists the plant to resist diseases and remain healthy throughout the growing season;
• replaced iron deficiency often found in acidic soils, and is particularly suitable for Hydrangeas, Camelias, Gardenias, Azaleas and Rhododendrons; and
• can be applied simultaneously with most insecticidal sprays, except those containing copper.
METHOD OF APPLICATION:
• Dissolve 5g (1 level teaspoon) in 5 litres of water – utilization of a wetting agent is advantageous.
• Spray over foliage until leaves are wet.
• Repeat every week until symptoms cease.
•Dissolve 5g (1 level teaspoon) in 1 litre of water. Pot plants 1g in 10 litres of water.
• Apply to soil at base of plant.
• Irrigate well after applying.
• Repeat every four weeks.
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