PRO-MIX® MP MYCORRHIZAE™ ORGANIK™ for Herbs and Vegetables
Thursday, September 15, 2022 | Lance Lawson
Organically produced herb and vegetable transplants represent an important commodity both for direct sales to consumers as well as for starter plants for organically grown field crops and potted greenhouse culture. With increased interest in organic and sustainable production methods for herbs and vegetables, the industry is ever more aware about the use of organic growing media and fertilizers for greenhouse production. Premier Tech Horticulture has developed two organic approved mixes to meet the needs and growing requirements of natural, organic and certified organic growers.
PRO-MIX® MP MYCORRHIZAETM ORGANIKTM is an organic approved general-purpose growing medium. It is a combination of Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss, Horticultural Grade Coir and Horticultural Grade Perlite blended with a balanced organic starter nutrient charge and wetting agent designed to meet the crop requirements for production of organic herbs and vegetables. The basic components of the organic based fertilizer are OMRI listed and approved and have been selected and formulated to provide gradual nutrient release for the first weeks of the plants growth. PRO-MIX® MP MYCORRHIZAETM ORGANIKTM is suitable for a wide variety of organic herbs and vegetables, and transplanting applications.
Comparison of Dill grown in PRO-MIX MP MYCORRHIZAETM ORGANIKTM on left and grower blended growing medium on right.
PRO-MIX® MP MYCORRHIZAETM ORGANIKTM contains a mycorrhizal inoculum (Glomus intraradices) to benefit organic herb and vegetable crops by increasing water and nutrient acquisition (especially Phosphorus, Copper and Zinc). These microscopic fungi attach to and colonize root systems. This symbiotic relationship between fungi and plant results in overall improved plant growth.
PRO-MIX® MP MYCORRHIZAETM ORGANIKTM has been designed to assist the grower in getting the right start for their organic herbs and vegetables and facilitate optimal plant growth.
For more information, contact your Premier Tech sales professional for your region.
PRO-MIX® is a registered trademark of PREMIER HORTICULTURE Ltd.
In this four-part series, we will look at the ideal location, structures and environment needed to grow vegetables and herbs in a greenhouse production facility. In this first part, we will discuss the first step: finding the ideal location to start a greenhouse production facility.
In this second part of our four-part series on growing vegetables and herbs in the greenhouse, we will focus on the greenhouse structures needed to produce quality crops.
In this third part of our series on growing greenhouse vegetables and herbs we will focus on the ideal greenhouse environment.
In this fourth and last part of our series on growing greenhouse vegetables and herbs, we will address the appropriate growing medium to use.