Boron deficiency made worse by

  • Sandy soils
  • Alkaline soils
  • Soils low in organic matter
  • High levels of nitrogen
  • High levels of calcium
  • Cold wet weather
  • Periods of drought

Boron is important for

  • Stronger plants
  • Healthier plants
  • Gives plants more resistance to cold weather
  • Improves flowering
  • Improves fruit set
  • Reduces the number of mis-shapen berries

Yara recommended fertilisers for Boron

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

YaraVita BORTRAC 150

Strawberry (field grown): 2 applications of 1 l/ha commencing at white bud and repeated 10-14 days later. Also, 2 l/ha applied at regrowth (after harvest). Water rate: 200-500 l/ha. Strawberry (protected): Two applications 0.1 litres per 100 litres water maximum concentration, applied at green bud and repeated 10-14 days later also post-harvest. Water rate: 1000 l/ha maximum.

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