Epsom Salts provide a rapid cure for magnesium deficiency in plants. Magnesium is vital for the production of chlorophyll without which plant foliage will turn brown and wither. The early symptoms of the problem is a yellowing between the veins on older leaves. Tomatoes and house plants can be particularly susceptible to this deficiency. Cocogarden Epsom Salt provides a simple and very effective remedy. Apply as soon as the problem is spotted. Either work into the soil as a base dressing or dissolve the salts in water and apply directly to the leaves with a sprayer or watering can.
Is epsom salt good for plants?
Yes, there seem to be good, relevant reasons for using epsom salts for plants. Epsom salt helps improve flower blooming and enhances a plant’s green color. It can even help plants grow bushier. Epsom salt is made up of hydrated magnesium sulfate (magnesium and sulfur), which is important to healthy plant growth.
Why put epsom salt on plants?
Magnesium allows plants to better take in valuable nutrients, like nitrogen and phosphorus. It also helps in the creation of chlorophyll, which is vital for photosynthesis. In addition, magnesium greatly improves a plant’s ability to produce flowers and fruit. If the soil becomes depleted of magnesium, adding
How to use epsom salt on plants
Making an epsom salt foliar spray is the most effective way to use epsom salt in garden for improving plant growth. A foliar spray is a form of foliar feeding, which means feeding the plant through its foliage rather than its roots.
Foliar feeding can be helpful in supplying micro-nutrients required by plants, especially for plants that are stressed due to unfavorable weather, pests or diseases.
Plus, making an Epsom salt foliar spray is very easy.
Step 1: Dissolve the Epsom salt in water
Put 1 teaspoon of Epsom salt into 2 cups of water.
Stir well to dissolve the salt.
Step 2: Use the solution for foliar feeding once a month
Pour the solution into a spray bottle.
Early in the morning, spray it on the plants’ foliage. Spray the underside of the leaves as well.
Apply the spray until the leaves start dripping liquid.
Use the foliar spray once a month to give a periodic nutrient boost to the plants.
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