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  • Small eye on hosta plants

    Created by diana on

    Hello –

    I have a stained glass hosta I planted in the garden after having it indoors over the winter; has sparse leaves on it. when I planted it, there were no rots hanging down from its eye. I planted it with a healthy does of granular sea kelp and liquid root stimulator. What can I use to promote faster root development? Bone meal? Sea kelp? Periodic doses of liquid root stimulator? I don’t want to have to replace the plant. I appreciate any feedback offered.

    Thank you,

    Diana

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    E. Vinje
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    Diana –

    Kelp provides plenty of micronutrients to help against plant stresses and in my opinion is not used enough by organic growers. However, to stimulate root growth I suggest adding a root stimulator in liquid form that will provide the following:

    • macro-nutrients
    • trace elements
    • organic compounds
    • disaccharides
    • beneficial microbes

    I’ve provided links to two of my favorites below.

    Hope this helps!

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