SUPERTHRIVE: What it Is

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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An additive that provides trace elements, hormones and vitamins to promote growth or avoid transplant shock; one drop per gallon for general watering is advised; 10 drops per gallon for transplanting. OIE85Nov-4
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SUPERTHRIVE: Additive to Fertilizer On vandas, used once a month as an adjunct to the regular fertilizer at the rate of 1/4 tpg; Florida. A85-816 0
SUPERTHRIVE: Is it Fact or Fiction? Six months after trials began all suspicions virtually disappeared as dramatic results were obtained, as claimed; especially in the vandaceous genera; mixing it with fertilizers, insecticides, etc., is not recommended. F83-155 0
SUPERTHRIVE: Its Ingredients Its ingredients are Vitamin B1 and Naphthyl-acetic acid, a plant hormone; use one drop to a gallon of water. OIE86Jan-12; May-15 0
SUPERTHRIVE: Recommedned as a Plant Starter On repotted divisions, add 5 to 6 drops in a solution of Peters 18-18-18 at 1/4 tpg. and mist or sprinkle onto the plants; a hormone product. A82-1140; it encourages root activity. F86-118 0
SUPERTHRIVE: Use of Soak moss in one pint of distilled water with a teaspoon of it, squeeze out the moss, wrap it around the rootless base of the plant, spray the contents with Superthrive solution, seal and hang. OIE86Jan-12 0

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