Most greenhouse crops can effectively be grown with either a water soluble fertilizer regimen or through the use of controlled release fertilizers. In general, growers tend to use a water soluble program because they feel they have better control over fertilizer needs of the crop. (They can easily reduce or increase fertilizer as needed.) For many crops, such as bedding plants in standard flats, the water soluble regimen is the better way to go because small cells do not readily lend themselves to even distribution of a controlled release fertilizer. However, with the advent of the larger cell packs, such as Jumbo Packs and the 2¼ “ liners, controlled release fertilizers can be successfully used for general bedding plant production. –Daniel Jacques
This site may contain content (including images and articles) as well as advice, opinions and statements presented by third parties. Sun Gro does not review these materials for accuracy or reliability and does not endorse the advice, opinions, or statements that may be contained in them. Sun Gro also does not review the materials to determine if they infringe the copyright or other rights of others. These materials are available only for informational purposes and are presented “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement or other information is at your own risk. In no event shall Sun Gro Horticulture Distribution, Inc. or any of its affiliates be liable to you for any inaccuracy, error, omission, fact, infringement and the like, resulting from your use of these materials, regardless of cause, or for any damages resulting there from.