100% Organic Seaweed derived from Ascophyllum Nodosum
TourTurf® Granular Seaweed is a premium grade soil conditioner for turf and plants. The product is an EU certified Organic granular seaweed, containing the full complement of bioactive and nutrient components that greatly benefit all plants and soils, for which seaweed products are well known.
In the clear waters of the North Atlantic Ocean grows the brown Ascohyllum nodosum (knotted wrack) seaweed. After sustainably grown and harvested it is cold temperature dried, then finely ground to produce this highest of quality, granular TourTurf product. It contains the greatest range of beneficial plant growth compounds
TourTurf® Granular Seaweed is a finely ground and easy to apply product, harvested from pristine Scottish sea lochs and proudly boasting a wide array of important elements and actives, all in synergistic and balanced proportions.
Being of organic origin, the nutrients are released slowly from the degrading seaweed material, which are enhanced in their performance by the seaweeds’ natural activating ingredients and plant hormones.
Our analysis of Ascophyllum nodosum reveals that it contains over 60 minerals and 10 vitamins, together with carbohydrates comprising many types of sugars, fatty acids, plant hormones and other active components.
The TourTurf® Granular Seaweed contains consistently high levels of plant hormones including Betaines, Auxins, Cytokinins and Giberellins that trigger stimulation of plants to produce their roots, shoots and stem elongation.
Meanwhile, the Alginic acid and Mannitol are recognised as important plant function enhancers whilst natural bioactives Laminarin and Fucoidan play a significant part in warding off pathogenic soil bacteria, as well as enhancing plant antioxidant activities.
30 – 50 g/m2. 300 – 500 kg per ha. 1 bag covers up to 660 m2.
Perfect in combination with top dressing.
Can be applied at time of aeration backfilling to achieve root contact. Can be applied all year round.