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. ICL provides horticulturists with a wide range of solutions including controlled release fertilizers, water-soluble fertilizers, micronutrient fertilizers, wetting agents, and products for plant protection. 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

29 September 2022

ICL’s Employee Carbon Challenge

There is world consensus that greenhouse gasses and climate change continue to take an increasing toll on all earth’s ecosystems and we must act now.  United in Science, a multi-organization high-level compilation of the most recent science related to climate change, impacts, and responses Read More >
ICL’s Employee Carbon Challenge
21 September 2022

ICL’s Commitment to a Net Zero Future

There is world consensus that greenhouse gasses are affecting our planet and we must act now. As a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company serving agriculture, food, and industrial markets, ICL sets the bar for other aspiring net zero emissions companies to help Read More >
ICL’s Commitment to a Net Zero Future
4 September 2022

ICL Promoting a Circular Economy

The world population is estimated to reach 9.8 billion by 2050, a 2.2 billion increase from today with an almost proportional growth in waste to 3.4 billion tonnes. According to the Circularity Report 2022, only 8.6% of the World economy was circular in 2020. Read More >
ICL Promoting a Circular Economy
10 August 2022

Brominated Biocides as Effective Antiviral Agents

Since the outset of COVID-19, ICL’s microbiology lab has engaged in cutting-edge research regarding the efficacy of brominated biocides against viruses. The results not only prove their effectiveness, but have also attracted the interest of leading researchers, R&D experts and service companies who are Read More >
Brominated Biocides as Effective Antiviral Agents

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.