Ecothrive Charge

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  • 100% Organic Product - Approved by Soil Association
  • Made from insect frass which is taken from the larvae of Tenebrio Molitor beetles
  • Supplies nutrition and
  • Builds resistance to pests and disease
  • Balanced NPK ratio of 3-2-3.
  • Enriches and Conditions Media

What Is Ecothrive Charge?

Ecothrive Charge is a 100% naturally-produced potting compost enhancer. It provides a wide selection of biological benefits to your plants. It's composed entirely from the beetle droppings (frass), this premium grade 'frass' is packed full of beneficial microorganisms, and natural plant growth catalysts. Ecothrive Charge will stimulate robust plant growth, improve root zone conditions, and support vigorous high yielding plants.

Nutritionally Balanced Plant Food

With a nutritionally balanced NPK profile of 3-2-3, Ecothrive Charge is a great substrate amendment for all soil/compost types, including coco coir. It works to increase plant growth rates, no matter how you choose to grow. Ecothrive Charge works wonders indoors, but can also be used outside to bring life back to tired, and works wonders in exhausted soils.

Ecothrive Charge releases its nutritional value over a 3-4 week period. So repeat top dressings are recommended once a month.

Who Are Ecothrive?

Ecothrive have perfected the manufacturing process of frass. They ensure a consistent product, from batch to batch. The Tenebrio Molitor beetles, used to create the frass, are fed a strict vegetarian diet, which made of carrots and wheat bran. All frass is treated to ensure no live insects or eggs make it to the end product.

What Does EcoThrive Charge Bring To My Plants

Feeding Ecothrive Charge Creates Bigger Plants, Fruit, and Vegetables

Extensive testing shows Ecothrive Charge grown plants are consistently stronger and larger than identical plants without charge.

Ecothrive charge results

Ecothrive Recipe and Nutrients

Ecothrive Charge offers a nutritionally balanced profile of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK: 3-2-3).

  • Contains a well-balanced proportion of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium with good availability and long-term supply.
  • Promotes a healthy biological presence in the growing media, improving nutrient cycling and availability, as well as improved root growth.
  • Contains naturally occurring activators of plants' immune response, elevating defence against bacterial and fungal diseases.
  • Easy to apply thanks to user-friendly sandy texture.
  • 100% Organic — Approved by the Soil Association.

What Are The Benefots Of Ecothrive Charge?

Premium grade insect frass

Composed entirely from the droppings of beetles, Ecothrive Charge is 100% naturally produced – its certified organic.

Bursting with beneficial biology

Chock-a-block full of beneficial mircoorganisms to 'Charge' your potting mix for improved root zone conditions.

Long lasting organic nutrition

Charge boosts the fertility of your potting mix by adding a balance of long-lasting primary nutrients.

Natural biostimulant

Contains naturally occurring activators of plants' immune response, boosting growth rate and resistance against disease.

How Do I Use Ecothrive Charge?

Ecothrive Charge is suitable for use in all potting mixes including coco coir, peat and peat-free potting soils.

For best results, mix thoroughly with the potting substrate before planting. Follow up with top dressings every four weeks.

Ecothrive Charge is really easy to use. Follow the 3x steps and application rates for the different media/use cases below:

  1. 1. Mix - Mix into your Soil or Coco. (1L Charge per 50L Coco/100L Soil)
  2. 2. Water in – Feed your substrate using your usual nutrient mix
  3. 3. Sit Back - watch the healthiest plants you’ve seen.

Ecothrive charge – Application Rates

Potting Mix Base

Potting Soil/Compost:

  • Cuttings / Seedlings / Low Feeding – Mix 5ml per Litre of Soil
  • Established Plants / High Feeding – Mix 10ml per Litre of Soil

Garden tip: 1L of Charge treats 100-200L of potting soil

Coco Coir:

  • Cuttings / Seedlings / Low Feeding – Mix 10ml per Litre of Soil
  • Established Plants / High Feeding – Mix 20ml per Litre of Soil

Garden tip: 1L of Charge treats 50-100L of coco.

Container Plants

Top Dressing:

  • Add 2-4ml per litre of potting mix – 1 x 20-40ml scoop per 10L pot

  • Immediately after applying a top dressing, water the pot well. Repeat every four weeks or as the crop needs.

Watering in:

  • Add 10-20ml per litre of water.
  • Stir thoroughly for one minute.
  • Water the pot well until run-off occurs.
  • Repeat every two to four weeks or as the crop needs.

Treat tap water with Ecothrive Neutralise to remove chlorine.

Outdoor Use/Soil

At planting or sowing:

  • Add 50-100g per M2 (2.5-5 x 60ml scoops)
  • Prepare the area for planting/sowing
  • Lightly fork the charge into the top 10 cm (4 inches) of soil.

Garden tip: Follow-up top dressing treatments every four weeks during active growth.

Established crops:

  • Top dress 25-50g per m2 (1.25-2.5 x 60ml scoops).
  • Evenly sprinkle the measured amount around the base of the plant and water in well.

Garden tip: Repeat top dressings every four weeks during active growth.

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