Ornamental Horticulture

Overview

ICL’s ornamental horticulture products combine cutting-edge technology and leading R&D to create exceptional plant nutrition and protection products. Our diverse portfolio of products is trusted by professional growers worldwide, they are tested, trialed, and continually improved to achieve the best results for a wide range of plants. Our team of dedicated technical experts ensure every grower’s fertilizer plan is tailored to match their production system and their crop’s nutritional needs.

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News

26 November 2021

What is Bromine?

The History of Bromine In this blog, we sniff out the element bromine, which gets its name from the Greek word bromos meaning  “Stink”.  The bromine story began with the French pharmacy student, Antoine-Jérôme Balard in 1826,  who found that the salt residues left Read More >
What is Bromine?
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Flame Retardants Save Lives – No Ignition – No Fire
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Industry 4.0 – Living the Dream
9 November 2021

ICL’s Mission: Tanzania

Small farming and antiquated fertilization methods — Agriculture in Tanzania cannot support its citizens. That’s how you help to promote Read More >
ICL’s Mission: Tanzania

Domains

Osmocote Coated Fertilizers

ICL’s Osmocote coated fertilizers have pioneered the ornamental horticulture market over 50 years ago. The organic resin-coated granules enable the controlled release of nutrients over time. We continue to innovate and leverage the best scientific knowledge in the field of horticulture to develop the world’s best fertilizers. The next generation of controlled release fertilizers, Osmocote 5, has just been introduced.

Water-soluble fertilizers

High-end Peters Professional fertilizers are the world’s leading, fully water-soluble fertilizers, providing optimum feeding for outstanding quality and beautiful color. Universol products are recognized for their reliability and excellent value for money. ICL’s specialized products allow growers to customize nutritional programs to their needs.

Micronutrient fertilizers

Micromax is a leading micronutrient fertilizer with a unique granular formulation designed to increase the efficiency of the nutrient program and to maximize plant growth by boosting micronutrient levels in the root zone.

Wetting agents

ICL’s H2Gro wetting agent for ornamental horticulture improves water management of plants in pots and containers. This wetting agent enables more efficient and effective water uptake, water distribution in the growing medium, and re-wetting of the substrate.

Plant protection & control

Plant protection products are preparations intended to protect plants from pests, diseases, and to destroy undesirable plants. ICL provides solutions for most customers’ needs, whether by formulating new compositions, active-ingredient releases, or integrated crop management programs.

Nutrient tablets

In ornamental horticulture crops, the use of resin-coated fertilizer tablets is a highly convenient and effective way to deliver nitrogen, phosphorous, potash, magnesium, sulfur, and micronutrients to the root, which ensures the regular blooming and flower formation for plants. ICL’s unique coating, made from plant resins, releases nutrients with an even pattern over prolonged periods of time.

Surfactants

In horticulture and gardening, surfactants act as ornamental plants wetting agents helping to uniform moisture distribution which allows a more even distribution of solutions applied to the pot. They also help pesticides stick to plants, making them more effective.