Fertilisers for conifer plants
For all lovers of conifers, we present the specialized category for fertilizers of evergreen species of Semenata.org catalog! Find the right product to fertilize your favorite thuja, false cypress, Leyland cypress, fir, juniper, spruce, Christmas tree, juniper, pine, and more.
All conifer fertilizers are available in different cuts and in different forms. Carefully read the instructions for use and dosage in order to correctly calculate the required amount of product in relation to the number of conifers in your garden.
Some fertilizers for evergreen species have a duration of action of a week or two, and others even 5-6 months. Long-acting granular fertilizers for conifers have a similarly extended period of action. Usually, they are available in larger cuts and the required dose of the fertilizer is mixed with the culture substrate these are variants that are used for basic fertilization.
For feeding the substrate of containers for the production of decorative seedlings, the minimum and maximum doses are also indicated, and the information is given in an interval, usually in the measurement unit g/liter of the substrate. The most commonly used dose for normal feeding is the minimum, and feeding conifers in higher doses can be done, for example, with larger conifers such as older firs, spruces, thuja, pines, junipers, etc. coniferous.
When feeding plants in pots, you will again find the information about the required fertilization probably in two variants - light or normal with lower doses and in higher doses applicable to larger plants and poorer soil substrates.
For grafting leafy decorative plants that are grown in individual pots, the lower dose of the fertilizer for conifers mixed into the culture substrate can also be used.
The content of nutrients in suitable fertilizers for conifers is usually given in percentages, for each specific chemical element, for example: Nitrogen Total (N): 15%; Nitrate nitrogen (N-NO3): 6%; Ammonia nitrogen (N-NH4): 8%; Phosphorus pentoxide (P205): 9%; Soluble in water (P205): 7%; Potassium oxide (K20): 15%; Water soluble (K20): 14.0%; Magnesium oxide (MgO); 2.0%; Water soluble: 1.3%; Iron (Fe): 0.45%; Chelated with EDTA: 0.09%; Manganese (Mn): 0.06%; Boron (B): 0.02%; Water soluble: 0.02%; Copper (Cu): 0.050%; Water soluble: 0.031%; Molybdenum (Mo): 0.020%; Water soluble: 0.014%; Zinc (Zn): 0.015%
The exceptional thing about slow-release conifer fertilizers is that they release their elements over a fairly long period and are tailored to the requirements of conifer species.
Specialized fertilizers for conifers provide efficient nutrition for pines, thuja, junipers, cypresses, firs, spruces, and even for some types of hedges and leaf-decorative species that need continuous feeding for the period of about 6 months.
The production process of conifer fertilizers is subject to quality control, so consumers are usually pleasantly surprised that when they buy a subsequent package of the product, it again gives identical results.
Attention! Always apply the dosage indicated on the conifer fertilizer label only to the unfertilized substrate. Take it as a general recommendation for fertilizing most conifers and foliage plants.
If you are growing the plants in an environment such as tunnels, greenhouses or in more specific climatic conditions (characterized by higher temperatures and very high humidity or vice versa) apply with care on initial use.
It is advisable to apply a lower dose of the selected fertilizer in the initial use and to test it on a few of the conifers. With subsequent use of the product, you will already have a more accurate idea of the necessary dose with which you should fertilize, for example, some larger or smaller plants.