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By riveraXVX
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#321851
never tried it, have used maxsea which is a kelp/seaweed based fertiliizer might check the data contents online of the maxsea 16-16-16 compared to what you have there.

perhaps test it on a plant or two for six months and see how it goes
By cryostasis
Posts:  52
Joined:  Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:53 am
#321856
We dont have max sea brand here in the Philippines. But saw on the back 600ppm will try in some plants first. Will also be using it for orchids.

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By SundewWolf
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#321877
It doesn't seem like it would be as good as MaxSea. The NPK is 0.5% / 1% / 16% ... so heavy potassium which is traditionally used to help flowers/fruits/..sometimes roots, so I don't think it would give your plants much of a boost in leaf growth or chlorophyll like a higher nitrogen source, if that's what you're expecting.
By cryostasis
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Joined:  Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:53 am
#321936
SundewWolf wrote:It doesn't seem like it would be as good as MaxSea. The NPK is 0.5% / 1% / 16% ... so heavy potassium which is traditionally used to help flowers/fruits/..sometimes roots, so I don't think it would give your plants much of a boost in leaf growth or chlorophyll like a higher nitrogen source, if that's what you're expecting.
I see alright thanks. Probably will use if for my orchids.

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