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AquaBurst – New Product

We are pleased to launch a new product to the horticultural industry. AquaBurst is a newly formulated wetting agent designed for plants grown in soil, coco or other media.

The Media growing problem…..

Within a water droplet, cohesion holds the water together. This causes the well-known effect of surface tension which works against the water spreading and moving freely.

Additionally organic materials in the soil bond strongly and make the soil difficult to wet. This often happens with peat based media and coco in pots or other containers.

watering with wetting agent aquaburstWhen small dry areas occur in the soil they can rapidly become resistant to wetting and remain dry even when the container is re-watered. Water applied from above whether by drippers or hand watering will always seek the easiest route downwards. It will follow well-travelled pathways and will not travel sideways into the dry soil areas very easily. This dramatically reduces the volume of soil and nutrients that are available to the roots, so plants become smaller and do not produce as many flowers or fruit as when properly watered and fed.

AquaBurst is a wetting agent for horticultural use. It lowers the surface tension of a liquid which helps it to spread across a larger surface area. Put simply, AquaBurst helps water to penetrate the soil and spread freely, making it easy for plants to grow.