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What is it?

Mycorrhizal fungi have long been recognized as a vital component of plant health. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonise the roots of a host plant and with their extensive hyphae network of pseudo-roots are able to scavenge for nutrients required by its host plant in areas roots would be otherwise unable to penetrate or reach. In doing so mycorrhizae are able to increase plant water and nutrient uptake by between 10 and 1000 times, depending on conditions. Further, mycorrhizal plants have been shown to be more resistant to drought, saline conditions and diseases brought upon by soil born pathogens.


Re strongly recommend using AMF mycorrhizae in your water atleast once every two weeks during ALL growth phases. 

 

 

What are benefits it provides?

  • We use Rhizophagus irregularis aka Glomus intraradices which is the most powerful of all the mycorrhizae species.
  • Improves soil structure and tilth.
  • Improves uptake of nutrients otherwise inaccessible to plants (Phosphorus, Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium, Boron, Copper and Sulphur).
  • Increases water availability and improves efficiency of water use.
  • Reduces pests and disease.
  • Fixes and stores Carbon in soils.
  • Produces extracellular polysaccharides that improve soil porosity by binding soil particles into aggregates.
  • Networking with other microorganisms in the rhizosphere further increases the benefits provided by mycorrhizae.

How do I use it?

For Transplanting:
 
We recommend you apply one (1) teaspoon of AMF where you intend to place the root ball of the plant to be re-potted. Set the plant, cutting or seedling, and water as normal.
For Top Dressing: We recommend you add two (2) tablespoons of AMF to your top dressing and water it in.

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.

Shipping

We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.

When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.

Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.

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