Plant Growth Regulators

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  • GroFresh® - Plant Growth Regulator

    GroFresh® – 1kg, 4 x 250g sachets

    Contains 33g/ kg 1-methycyclopropene in the form of a vapour releasing powder. GroFresh® is a powder that when mixed with hot water. Contact with water releases the volatile active ingredient 1-methylcyclopropene (1-MCP). GroFresh® is applied post-harvest to counteract many undesirable effects of both internal (produced by fruit) and external effects of ethylene on harvested fruit. By counteracting ethylene, GroFresh® provides many benefits to fruit during transport and storage including:

    • Maintaining firmness,

    • Maintaining titratable acidity,

    • Preventing superficial scald and soft scald on pome fruit,

    • Reducing internal ethylene production,

    • Protection from external sources of ethylene,

    • Reducing fruit aspiration,

    • Delaying ripening and senescence,

    • Reducing incidence of peel greasiness in apples,

    • Reducing incidence of core flush and mealiness in pome fruit, 

    • Reducing chilling injury. 

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  • Hortcare® Hi-break®

    Hortcare® Hi-break® – 20L, 200L, 1000L

    Contains hydrogen cyanamide 540g/litre. Plant growth regulator for use on kiwifruit and apples which promotes bud break.

    Hi-break® will be indent ordered and orders can be taken from the middle of February. Please contact us on 0800 220 002 for further information

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  • Trigger® - Plant Growth Regulator

    Trigger® – 20L

    Contains 20g/litre 6-benzyladenine in the form of a soluble concentrate. A plant growth regulator for thinning apples and promoting return bloom.

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  • SureThin® – 4 x 250g sachets

    Contains 700g/kg metamitron in the form of a water dispersible granule. Plant growth regulator for thinning apples.

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