Growth Enhancer Super Nova
Our newest growth enhancer, Super Nova is a blend of Ascophyllum Nodosum extract, vitamins, amino acids and growth precursors that is designed to enhance the plant's ability to absorb nutrients and to increase the overall vigor of the plant. From what we have seen in our garden, indoor house hibiscus, and greenhouse, these claims seem to be validated. Our hibiscus that have been treated with growth enhancers on a regular basis show more and crisper new growth, shinier leaves, more resistance to stress, and overall signs of healthier, lusher looking plants. We are heading into the hot part of summer when hibiscus sometimes start to sag a bit, but the hibiscus we have treated with growth enhancerss show fewer of these signs.
Growth enhancerss are not fertilizers and do not replace fertilizer. They are used as a supplement to your regular fertilizing program, the way humans add supplements to their regular food to increase nutrition and health. We have used it in conjunction with both our fertilizer and our hibiscus booster in our regular fertilizing program.
At HVH we are always looking for new products to solve specific problems we encounter with our own hibiscus. One problem that seems to crop up over and over is the frustration of trying to save a hibiscus that has gone into some kind of stress decline. Too often, we lose the hibiscus, despite all our expertise and efforts to save it. After the freezing winter that damaged and killed so many of our hibiscus, we became determined to find a product that would save a hibiscus that is still alive but greatly damaged by stress. Growth enhancers are proving to be that product for us! We are still in testing, but in our preliminary testing they are showing excellent results .
New Growth on a "Dead Stick" Plant after Using Growth Enhancers
- 18 plants showed significant, vigorous new growth, with new growing tips on several branches.
- 1 plant showed significant growth on only one growing tip.
- 1 plant still showed green tips but no new growth.
How Does do Growth Enhancers Work?
New Growth on a Stalk
After Using Growth Enhancers
Amino Acids in growth enhancers provide an extra source of nitrogen without the danger of salt burn that nitrogen in fertilizers causes. Amino acids in plants, as in animals, are the building blocks of protein for all plant parts and are involved in all phases of plant growth, development, and metabolism. Supplementing the plant with amino acids gives it extra building blocks to use - more than it could create on its own. It is much like supplementing our own diet with extra proteins and protein powders.
Humates do so much for plants that it's impossible to list all the benefits here. They increase each cell's energy and ability to capture and use sunlight to make glucose and proteins, which means more growth. Humates make cell walls more permeable, so any and all nutrients can move into each cell more easily. Humates also bind with several contaminants in soil, protecting plants from their damaging effects.
Enzymes are the tools that undo damage from stressors like ultraviolet rays in sunlight. They are involved in every active process in plant growth and metabolism, including the production of plant hormones, glucose, and proteins. And last but not least, metabolic precursors in growth enhancers increase the amount of carbon plants can absorb to make food out of, which in turn increases growth.
How to Use Growth Enhancers
Use Growth Enhancer Super Nova along with your regular fertilizing program at these rates:
FOR NORMAL USE WITH EVERY WATERING: Add 1/2 teaspoon Super Nova in each gallon of irrigation water.
FOR NORMAL USE ONCE OR TWICE PER MONTH: Add 1 teaspoon Super Nova in each gallon of irrigation water.
FOR SICK OR STRESSED PLANTS, USE EVERY TIME YOU WATER: 1 teaspoon Super Nova in each gallon of water until you see improvement, then reduce dosage.
FOR NORMAL USE AS A FOLIAR SPRAY: Add 1/2 teaspoon growth enhancers to each gallon of water and spray plants in the late afternoon or evening with sprayer until the leaves are wet and some spray is dripping off.
Growth Enhancer Super Nova Technical Data:
GUARANTEED ANALYSIS: 1-1-1
- Total Nitrogen ... 1%
- Available Phosphate P205 ... 1%
- Soluble Potassium K2O ... 1%
- Derived from: Ascophyllum Nodosom