Enhance Plant Health with Bloom Silica
Improve your plant's overall health and fortify it against pests and diseases with Bloom Silica, a highly concentrated potassium silicate solution. Suitable for any grow method or media, this potent formula is designed to create thicker cell walls, increasing your plants' resistance to insect and fungus attacks. Bloom Silica is available in both 250ml and 1L bottles, making it easy to address the specific needs of your garden.
Features and Benefits
- Highly concentrated potassium silicate: Strengthens plant cell walls for improved plant health
- Resistance against pests and diseases: Ward off insect and fungus attacks with thicker cell walls
- Versatile usage: Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, and compatible with any grow method or media
- Available in multiple sizes: Choose between 250ml and 1L bottles to suit your garden's needs
- Simple application: Follow the feed schedule and easy-to-follow instructions for optimal results
How to Use
- Add Bloom Silica to your nutrient reservoir before any other nutrients
- Use pH down to adjust the pH level to 6.0
- Add base nutrient and additives, then check the EC and pH levels
- If solution becomes milky, discard and start again with a smaller amount of Bloom Silica
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
Bloom Silica is best for gardeners of all skill levels, seeking to enhance the overall health and resilience of their plants, both indoors and outdoors. It is especially suited for those growing in diverse media types and environments, as it can be easily adjusted to accommodate specific grow methods and watering schedules.
Notes from Aqua Gardening
- Always add Bloom Silica to the nutrient reservoir before any other nutrients to avoid unwanted reactions
- Adjust dosage according to your grow method, media type, and watering schedule for optimal results
- Always discard and remake the solution if it turns milky after adding Bloom Silica
FAQsWhat is Bloom Silica used for in plants?
Bloom Silica is a highly concentrated potassium silicate supplement that promotes healthy plant growth by creating thick cell walls, providing protection against insect and fungus attacks. It can be used in any grow method or media, both indoors and outdoors.Can Bloom Silica be used for all types of plants and growth stages?
Yes, Bloom Silica can be used for various growth stages, including cuttings, transplant, and mature plants. It is suitable for all types of plants.How do I apply Bloom Silica to my plants?
To use Bloom Silica, add it to the nutrient reservoir FIRST before any other nutrients. Adjust the pH level to 6.0 using pH down. Add base nutrient and additives, then check EC and pH again. Follow the application rates provided for cuttings, transplants, mature plants, and foliar spraying.How do I determine the correct dosage of Bloom Silica for my growth medium?
The dosage of Bloom Silica depends on the growth medium you're using. In general, use less for recirculating hydroponics and potting soil systems, and a full dose for run-to-waste hydroponics. There are specific application rates listed for recirculating, soil, and run-to-waste systems.What should I do if my nutrient solution becomes cloudy or milky after adding Bloom Silica?
If your nutrient solution turns milky or cloudy after adding Bloom Silica, it indicates that one or more of your nutrients are reacting. Ideally, discard the mix and start again. Use less Bloom Silica next time you make your nutrient solution.How much nutrient will a 1L bottle of Bloom Silica make?
Depending on the growth medium, a 1L bottle of Bloom Silica can make the following amounts of nutrient solution:
- Recirculating: 1L = 5882L
- Soil: 1L = 5882L
- Run to waste: 1L = 3030L
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