Silicon is not considered an essential mineral for many plants, but has proven beneficial in growth, strength, quality, and resistance to stress.
Nutrients & Fertilizer
Although not seen as often as other nutrient deficiencies, a copper deficiency can occur. Learn how to identify and correct a copper deficiency.
Boron is an essential micronutrient necessary for plant growth but is required in very small quantities. Boron's role in the plant is not fully understood.
Without iron, plants will not be able to grow correctly. Iron is needed for nitrogen fixing, and metabolism. Learn to cure iron deficiencies.
Manganese is one of the essential elements that manage the growth process of plants. Manganese deficiencies are relatively common indoors.
Zinc deficiencies are common in fast-growing plants and are easily mistaken for a lack of other nutrients. This can lead to stunted growth and death.
Sulfur is classified as a secondary nutrient, but it is the fourth major nutrient necessary for plant health. Learn to diagnose and cure sulfur deficiency.
Calcium is oftentimes an underestimated nutrient that is very important to plant growth. Calcium plays a huge part in optimal plant health and nutrition.
Magnesium deficiencies are often present in soil and water, and it becomes necessary to supplement with additional magnesium amendments.
Potassium is an essential macronutrient that is vital for optimal plant growth. Potassium deficiency can reduce resistance to bacteria and molds.