Ecothrive Charge

Soil conditioner and biostimulant

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1L / 350g £5.95
5L / 1.75kg £19.95
10L / 3.5kg £29.95

For the Healthiest Plants Just Add Charge

Ecothrive Charge is a 100% naturally-produced potting soil enhancer that confers a whole host of biological benefits to your plants. Composed entirely from the droppings of beetles, this premium grade 'frass' is packed full of beneficial microorganisms and natural plant growth catalysts. Ecothrive Charge will stimulate robust plants growth, improve root zone conditions and create vigorous high yielding plants.

  • Contains a well-balanced proportion of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium with good availability and long-term supply.
  • Promotes a healthy biological presence in the growing media, improving nutrient cycling and availability as well as improved root growth.
  • Contains naturally occurring activators of plants' immune response, elevating defence against bacterial and fungal diseases.
  • Easy to apply thanks to user-friendly sandy texture.
  • 100% Organic — Approved by the Soil Association.

Premium grade insect frass

Composed entirely from the droppings of beetles, Ecothrive Charge is 100% naturally produced.

Bursting with beneficial biology

Chock-a-block full of beneficial mircoorganisms to 'Charge' your potting mix for improved root zone conditions.

Long lasting organic nutrition

Charge boosts the fertility of your potting mix by adding a balance of long-lasting primary nutrients.

Natural biostimulant

Contains naturally occurring activators of plants' immune response, boosting growth rate and resistance against disease.

Easy to Use

Mix in to your Soil or Coco.
(1L Charge per 50L Coco/100L Soil)

Water through your media as normal.

And wait for the healthiest plants you've ever seen!

Application Rates

Potting Mix Base

Potting Soil/Compost:

Cuttings / Seedlings / Low Feeding – Mix 5ml per Litre of Soil

Established Plants / High Feeding – Mix 10ml per Litre of Soil

1L of Charge treats 100-200L of potting soil.

Coco Coir:

Cuttings / Seedlings / Low Feeding – Mix 10ml per Litre of Soil

Established Plants / High Feeding – Mix 20ml per Litre of Soil

1L of Charge treats 50-100L of coco.

Suitable for use in all potting mixes including coco coir, peat and peat-free potting soils.

For best results mix thoroughly with the potting substrate before planting. Follow up with top dressings every four weeks.

Container Plants

Top Dressing:

Add 2-4ml per litre of potting mix – 1 x 20-40ml scoop per 10L pot

Immediately after applying a top dressing, water the pot well. Repeat every four weeks or as the crop needs.

Watering in:

Add 10-20ml per litre of water

Stir thoroughly for one minute. Water the pot well until run-off occurs. Repeat every two to four weeks or as the crop needs.

Leave tap water to stand overnight before use or, alternately, use rain water or filtered de-chlorinated water.

Outdoor Use/Soil

At planting or sowing:

Add 50-100g per M2 (2.5-5 x 60ml scoops) Prepare the area for planting/sowing then lightly fork charge into the top 10cm (4 inches) of soil. Follow up by top dressing four to six weeks later.

Established crops:

Top dress 25-50g per M2 (1.25-2.5 x 60ml scoops)

Evenly sprinkle the measured amount around the base of the plant and water in well. Top dressings can be repeated every four weeks during active growth.

Foliar Application

Add 1-2g per litre of water (0.5-1 level teaspoon)

Stir thoroughly for one minute. Leave to stand for 15 minutes. Repeat once, then strain to remove sediment. Pour into a spray bottle and use with 24 hours. Leave tap water to stand overnight before use, alternately use rain water or filtered de-chlorinated water. Repeat applications every one to two weeks.

Compost Tea Supplement

Add 1-2g per litre of compost tea brewing water.

Add at the start of the brewing cycle with your usual compost and microbial stimulants.

Adding Charge to your aerated compost tea will increase the microbial biomass and diversity.