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When should I use kelpmax/kelp based root stimulant in relation to fertilizer?

Discussion in 'Orchid Culture' started by J E, Feb 29, 2020.

  1. J E

    J E New Member

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    I recently got kelpmax and so far I really like it I'm amazed at the results so far however spring is getting close (for me at least) I was wondering if it's better to do the monthly dose when I fertilize or wait and o it a week or so later? Also hello I've been a lurker for a while this is my first post:D I also didn't know exactly what section to post this under so any corrections appreciated if needed.
     
  2. Ray

    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    I have applied KelpMax with fertilizer and as separate applications, and have seen no difference.
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the forum!
     
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    J E New Member

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    ok gracias I was thinking that but just wanted to be sure if it's better to fertilize together or no
     
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    Gracias
     
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    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    Logically, I suppose it makes more sense to mix them, as the microbes will multiply faster in the presence of the nitrogen, but practically, I don't know that it's a significant difference.
     
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