Apply to hydrangeas to change flowers to pink colour. Also deepens existing pink colouring and raises soil pH.
Delivers the required nutrients to assist changing blue and purple flowers to pink and to maintain vibrant pink colouring. An easy to use liquid formulation, Yates Hydrangea Pinking Tonic is easy to dilute and apply. It also contains magnesium for healthy green foliage.
Yates Hydrangea Pinking Liquid Lime & Dolomite can also be used to ‘sweeten’ acidic soils which are ideal for growing vegetables and sweetpeas.
NOTE Soil pH affects the colour of hydrangea flowers. Acidic soil (pH 4.5-5.5) will produce blue flowers, less acidic soil (pH5.5 to 7) will produce pale, purplish flowers while alkaline soil (pH7 to 8.5) will turn flowers pink. To make soil more acidic, use Yates Soil Acififier.
Guaranteed Analysis %w/v
Calcium (Ca) as carbonate 41.5
Magnesium (Mg) as carbonate 6
Application – Change hydrangea flower colour to pink; maintain pink flower colour, raise soil pH and make soil sweeter (more alkaline).
Rate – Mix 25ml to 5L water, ensure all the measured liquid is washed into the final mix.
Frequency – Every 3-4 weeks.
Timing – Apply any time of the year or after winter pruning to adjust and maintain flower colour.
Area – 5L/5m2: apply to moist soil around plant.