Malted Barley (Growth Hormones & IAA)

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Size: 400g
Sale price$6.99 Regular price$8.00

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Malted Barley is grain has been sprouted and dried. It is abundant in a wide range of vital nutrients, including as potassium, phosphorus, nitrogen, and many different trace minerals & enzymes. Malted barley is renowned for its ability to enhance soil fertility by introducing enzymes & proteins which act as catalysts in the soil to speed up the decay of organic matter (nutrients).

The enzymes found in malted barley are advantageous for living soil. These enzymes aid in the breakdown of organic matter, facilitating the easier absorption of nutrients by plants. The growth of beneficial microorganisms in the soil is also encouraged by the enzymes, which can enhance the breakdown of their food sources. Malted barley's enzymes can also improve soil aeration and water retention, which can promote more favourable plant growth in general.

The diverse beneficial microbes occupying our malted barley are a high source of the auxin indole-3-acetic acid (IAA), which helps plants promote cell division and elongation.

Can be used as a source of ectomycorrhizal fungi for perennial plants.

Use at 1/2-1 cup per square meter under a mulch layer.
Use 1/2 cup per 30L of potting soil.

Other advantages:

  • Malted barely contains a wide spectrum of important nutrients, such as potassium, phosphorus, nitrogen, and a large number of trace minerals and beneficial bacteria, fungi and yeasts..
  • It can increase soil health and fertility by incorporating necessary organic matter and encouraging the development of advantageous microbes and fungi.
  • The contents can be utilized by plants to quicken ripening of fruit and flowers.
  • Perfect for adding into compost teas!

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Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
kylie shrimpton
Great service and great products

We've bought many products from Dr Greenthumbs, always great service and quality products. Highly recommend all of there products. Thanks to there team

Paul Gale

Fast delivery and good service product worked a treat microbial bacteria thriving

Malt barley

Just started using so far looking promising

Great product

I’ve noticed a huge uptick in the microbial life since using it. Worms love it, oribatid mites love it, and it breaks down very quickly. One of the most underutilized amendments out there

Well recommended

I receive within 5 days. Great product. I highly recommended.

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