Root Rot (Pythium) treatment in pot plants & hydroponic systems
The product Wortelrot is a plant enhancer that causes the natural resistance of the plant against Root Rot, Pythium and Phytophthora is generated additionally and quickly.
The growing of new roots is forced, the disease pressure decreases. The active substance (fosphite) and natural extracts start a process of self-defence. If the plant is infected by fungi, they defend themselves by producing substances that kill the fungus.
Moreover, the natural extracts stimulate plant growth and root growth.
Immersing the roots of young cuttings before you plant them will prevent the risk of the disease affecting your plants for the first 6-7 weeks (providing you don't turn them into marsh or water plants).
Application and dose:
-Spray your crop a few minutes before you switch off the lamps.
-Shake the flask thoroughly before use.
CURATIVE: Mix 50 ml Wortelrot with 1 litre of water and spray this mixture lightly over your plants; repeat after 1 to 2 weeks. Give the leftover spraying liquid with the nutrition to the plants.
PREVENTIVE: Mix 25 ml Wortelrot with 1 litre of water. Dip the roots of the plant briefly in this mixture (in-and-out).Transplant the plants. They are now protected for the first 6 weeks against root rot, as long as they are not cultivated where it is too wet.(Better safe than sorry)..