Synthetic Plant Nutrients

Synthetic nutrient are those derived directly from minerals or synthesized chemically by various means. While organic nutrients are great for soil gardens, synthetics are the preferred choice for hydroponic growers for their tendency to dissolve fully and to prevent clogs in hydroponic system components.

What are the advantages of synthetic fertilizers?

  • More precise application
  • Quicker absorption by the plant
  • Cheaper than organics
  • Outperform organic fertilizers, resulting in heavier yields
  • Safe for use in hydroponics

What is in synthetic fertilizer?

Synthetic nutrients are "man made" inorganic compounds, usually derived from the petroleum industry. Some examples of ingredients include potassium sulfate, ammonium phosphate, and ammonium nitrate. It is important for growers using a synthetic fertilizer to supplement their plant with micronutrients, since synthetics generally lack adequate doses of these.

It is also important to take care to amend your soil and continue to introduce microbial life into it, since synthetic nutrients can cause negative long term effects in soil. Compost tea can help with this.

At Hydrobuilder, we recommend the Cultured Solutions line of nutrients for their ease of use and powerful performance, but we have a wide variety of popular brands. If you have any questions about which nutrients are right for your grow room, please give us a call at 888-815-9763 or visit our learning center and check out some of our articles on nutrients!

Read more...

Grid List

Set Descending Direction

1-20 of 395

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  1. Grotek GrowthMax

    Item #: GROTEK-GROWTHMAX

    Available in 5 Options

    $25.54 - $430.41
  2. Cultured Solutions Bloom A

    Item #: CSBLOOMA

    Available in 6 Options

    $17.96 - $1,484.96
  3. Grotek Core

    Item #: GROTEK-CORE

    Available in 5 Options

    $20.00 - $272.18
  4. Cultured Solutions Veg A

    Item #: CSVEGA

    Available in 7 Options

    $12.56 - $1,484.96
  5. Cultured Solutions Bud Booster Late

    Item #: CSBUDBOOSTERLATE

    Available in 5 Options

    $4.95 - $107.96
  6. Grotek Vital

    Item #: GROTEK-VITAL

    Available in 5 Options

    $29.51 - $469.08
  7. Cultured Solutions Bud Booster Early

    Item #: CSBUDBOOSTEREARLY

    Available in 6 Options

    $22.46 - $2,663.96
  8. Grotek Rype

    Item #: GROTEK-RYPE

    Available in 5 Options

    $28.71 - $462.06
  9. Cultured Solutions Bloom B

    Item #: CSBLOOMB

    Available in 6 Options

    $17.96 - $1,484.96
  10. Grotek MicroPower

    Item #: GROTEK-MICROPOWER

    Available in 5 Options

    $24.76 - $426.89
  11. Cultured Solutions Veg B

    Item #: CSVEGB

    Available in 7 Options

    $12.56 - $1,484.96
  12. Heavy 16 Fire Bloom Stimulator

    Item #: H16-FIRE

    Available in 7 Options

    $40.49 - $7,694.99
  13. Age Old Nutrients Sweet Finish

    Item #: AON-SWEET-FINISH

    Available in 3 Options

    $41.88 - $154.34
  14. Cultured Solutions Bud Booster Mid

    Item #: CSBUDBOOSTERMID

    Available in 6 Options

    $22.46 - $2,663.96
  15. Grotek Root Force

    Item #: GROTEK-ROOTFORCE

    Available in 5 Options

    $27.92 - $458.54
  16. Cultured Solutions UC Roots

    Item #: UCROOTS

    Available in 7 Options

    $17.06 - $2,735.96
  17. Lotus Pro Series Grow

    Item #: LOTUS-GROW

    Available in 5 Options

    $33.95 - $375.95
  18. Lotus Pro Series Bloom

    Item #: LOTUS-BLOOM

    Available in 5 Options

    $33.95 - $375.95
  19. Lotus Pro Series Boost

    Item #: LOTUS-BOOST

    Available in 5 Options

    $35.95 - $249.95
  20. Lotus Pro Series Carboflush

    Item #: LOTUS-CARBOFLUSH

    Available in 4 Options

    $22.95 - $149.95

Grid List

Set Descending Direction

1-20 of 395

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Download Our App

Faster checkout, tracking notifications & more!