Empathy Rootgrow Ericoid Fungi - 200g

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  • Perfect for Ericaceous (acid-loving) plants
  • Contains Ericoid and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • Increases nutrient and water uptake
  • Forms a highly efficient, secondary root system
  • Suitable for use most plants
  • Available in various size pouches
  • Handy 10ml measuring scoop

What is Empathy Rootgrow Ericoid Fungi Fungi?

Empathy rootgrow™ ericoid contains 100% natural and plant-friendly Ericoid and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, that are best suited to ericaceous (acid-loving) plants.

rootgrow™ ericoid is suitable for use on most acid-loving ericaceous plants, such as:

  • Rhododendrons
  • Azaleas
  • Heathers
  • Blueberries

Mycorrhizal fungi works to increase nutrient and water uptake by forming an efficient, symbiotic, secondary root system. Mycorrhizal fungi is totally natural.

What are the Benefits of Using Empathy rootgrow Ericoid Fungi

Plants treated with rootgrow Ericoid will have superior water and nutrient uptake, especially in poor soil conditions. With rootgrow plants produce plenty of flowers with heavier cropping rates and less need for synthetic fertiliser. Plants will also have better survival in drought conditions, with better overall natural vigour and health.

The informational video, below, highlight how the natural, symbiotic, Mycorrhizal Fungi, interact and benefit your plants throughout their life.

Application Rates

rootgrow Ericoid Fungi comes in a handy 200g pack with a 10ml measuring scoop. The following table highlights the volumes this size pack will cover:

Pot Size (L)  No. of 10ml scoops No. of plants treated
2 1 20
3 2 10
10/15 4 5

Garden tip: One application supports a plant for its entire lifetime.

NOTE: rootgrow™ Ericoid is for acid loving plants. If you want to use . Please use root grow on non-ericaceous plants, you'll want to use rootgrow™ Mycorrhizal Fungi for those plants.

RHS Gardeners Approved

RHS Gardeners endorse Rootgrow because Rootgrow treated plants establish better with greater vigour, increased replanting success, have better developed root systems and cope better with drought conditions.

How Do I Use Empathy Rootgrow Mycorrhizal Fungi?

You can use rootgrow on a wide variety of plants with astounding results. As mycorrhizal fungi occurs naturally in most established soils, root grow is usually used for container and plug plants

Always follow the dosing instruction on individual pouches. To use root grow, do the following:

  1. 1. Refer to the dosage table
  2. 2. Sprinkle rootgrow into the planting hole
  3. 3. Place plants on top of the granules ensuring the roots are in direct contact
  4. 4. Backfill as normal
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