Calcium deficiency made worse by

  • Acidic soils
  • Sandy or light soils (leaching)
  • Acid peat soils
  • Soils rich in sodium
  • Soils rich in aluminium
  • Drought conditions
  • Fruit high in nitrogen or potassium
  • Large fruit

Calcium is important for

  • Proper head formation without tipburn
  • Promotes root development
  • Better shelf life

Yara recommended fertilisers for Calcium

YaraVita STOPIT

YaraVita STOPIT

Lettuce (field grown): 2 to 3 applications of 5 l/ha commencing 10 to 14 days after transplanting or emergence, with 10 to 14 day intervals between applications. Water rate: 500 l/ha.

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YaraTera CALCINIT

YaraTera CALCINIT

Lettuce (fertigated): Crop specific recipes for 2 tank (A & B tank) systems can be produced for protected crops using the Yara Fertigation Plan, for more details contact your local Yara area manager.

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