Even if your soil is calcium-rich, it’s all too easy for plants to suffer from a calcium deficiency. Here’s why:
Calcium often reacts with other elements in the soil, such as phosphorus, to create an insoluble compound. Such insoluble compounds are not available for uptake by plants.
The Nutri-Cal Solution: Nutri-Cal is sprayed directly on leaves, where it is absorbed by the plant almost instantly.
When calcium enters the plant through the roots, it often forms an insoluble compound within the plant. The calcium sits in the roots, unavailable to the fruit or vegetable where it is needed.
The Nutri-Cal Solution: The calcium in Nutri-Cal is “hidden” in a natural plant extract that allows for easy delivery to the plant and absorption through leaf and fruit cell walls.
Even when calcium is available to the plant, it only moves into the fruit for about 4 to 6 weeks after bloom. As the plant grows, it’s increasingly vulnerable to calcium deficiency disorders as harvest time nears.
The Nutri-Cal Solution: Because leaves absorb Nutri-Cal directly and immediately, weekly applications of Nutri-Cal ensure that the entire plant receives adequate calcium supplies throughout the entire growth cycle.
Drought conditions increase the likelihood of calcium deficiency. Even when calcium is available in the roots, sufficient moisture is required to move it to the fruit or vegetable in need of nourishment.
The Nutri-Cal Solution: Nutri-Cal reduces the need for transpiration by delivering calcium directly to plant leaves and fruit. What’s more, Nutri-Cal aids in fertilizer uptake, which develops strong roots and helps combat stress during times of drought.