- Better branching resulting in higher fresh weight (up to 28% more)
- Better color; water soluble treatments showed light leaf color.
- More compact growth
- Lower EC levels
Goal of the trial
To compare Osmocote Bloom with water soluble treatments and show differences on compactness, growth, branching and color.
General trial information
Crops: Begonia, Tagetes, Lobelia, Petunia
Location: Bedding plant nursery van der Plas, Maasdijk (NL)
Treatments: water soluble fertilizers and Osmocote Bloom