Boost Your Garden's Health with Diastatic Malt Barley Extract

Diastatic Malt Barley is a powerful concentrate derived from whole malted barley kernels, designed to enhance your soil's nutrient content and stimulate plant growth. It's an excellent replacement for Ground Malted Barley or a supplement to your sprouted seed tea routine, and with its ability to support plants' resistance to fungal and insect attacks, you're giving your garden the best opportunity to thrive.

Features and Benefits

  • Rich in Micronutrients: Diastatic Malt Barley Extract contains a range of vital plant nutrients, such as Gibberellins and Auxins, which play important roles in growth and enzyme synthesis.
  • Improved Immune Support: The chitinase enzymes in the extract support plants' systemic acquired resistance responses and salicylic acid pathways, helping to resist fungal and insect attacks.
  • Added 5-alpha-amylase: This additional enzyme increases carbohydrate breakdown, boosting microbial activity in the soil.
  • Easy to Use: Simply dissolve 1 teaspoon per 10 litres of water and apply as a soil drench.
  • 6-Month Shelf Life: Store the product at room temperature to maintain its diastatic power (enzyme activity).

How to Use

  1. Dissolve 1 teaspoon of Diastatic Malt Barley Extract in 10 litres of water.
  2. Stir the mixture thoroughly to ensure the extract is distributed evenly.
  3. Apply the solution to your garden's soil as a drench, targeting the root zone of the plants.
  4. Monitor your plants and soil health, and treat as needed to maintain optimal growth.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Diastatic Malt Barley Extract is ideal for gardeners and plant enthusiasts seeking to improve their soil nutrient content and microbial activity, and to support their plants' overall health and resistance to common pests and diseases.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • This product listing is for 1L of Diastatic Malt Barley Extract.
  • Exposure to high temperatures can destroy diastatic power (enzyme activity); store at room temperature to prolong its shelf life.


What is Diastatic Barley Malt Extract used for in gardening?

Diastatic Barley Malt Extract is a versatile gardening supplement that can provide numerous benefits to your plants. It enhances microbial activity in the soil, promotes optimal growth and development, improves resistance to fungal infections and insects, and facilitates the breakdown of organic matter, making nutrients more easily available to plants. It can be used as a substitute for sprouted seed tea or in combination with Ground Malted Barley Grain.

How do I apply Diastatic Barley Malt Extract to my plants?

To use Diastatic Barley Malt Extract, dissolve 1 teaspoon of the product in 10L of water. Apply this mixture to your plants through a soil drench. This will ensure that the beneficial enzymes and nutrients reach the root zone and promote healthy growth.

Can I use Diastatic Barley Malt Extract alongside other fertilisers or supplements?

Yes, Diastatic Barley Malt Extract can be used in conjunction with other fertilisers and supplements in your gardening routine. It provides unique benefits that complement other nutrient sources, and its presence can improve the overall health and vitality of your plants.

What is the shelf life of Diastatic Barley Malt Extract?

Diastatic Barley Malt Extract has a shelf life of 6 months when stored at room temperature. Keep in mind that exposure to heat can diminish the diastatic power of the product by denaturing its enzymes, so it's essential to store it properly to maintain its effectiveness.

What are Gibberellins and Auxins, and why are they important?

Gibberellins and Auxins are plant hormones that play critical roles in the growth and development processes of plants. They are involved in enzyme synthesis, cell division, stem elongation, seed germination, and other vital functions. The presence of Gibberellins and Auxins in Diastatic Barley Malt Extract contributes to its ability to promote the overall health and vitality of your plants.

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Rich in micronutrients, enzymes, and plant hormones, Can be used as a substitute for sprouted seed tea and as a replacement for Ground Malted Barley, Contains Gibberellins and Auxins, which are important for growth and development processes, as well as chitinases, required for fungal symbioses and immune responses, Additional 5-alpha-amylase is added to increase carbohydrate breakdown and microbial activity, Shelf life of 6 months at room temperature

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