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 horticulture fertilizer plan is tailored to match their production system and their crop’s nutritional needs.

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News

26 May 2024

The Role of Potash in Sustainable Agriculture and Advancing Food Security

Potash fertilizer, a key source of potassium, stands as a cornerstone of modern agriculture, playing a critical role in enhancing crop growth, improving yield quality, and advancing global food security. As an essential macronutrient, potassium ensures the efficient transportation of water, nutrients, and carbohydrates Read More >
The Role of Potash in Sustainable Agriculture and Advancing Food Security
15 May 2024

The Basics of Coated Fertilizer Technology

In an era where sustainable farming practices are more crucial than ever, growers and agronomists struggle with the dual objective of maximizing crop yields while minimizing environmental impact. Controlled-release fertilizers (CRFs) can play a key role in achieving this challenge, as they offer a Read More >
The Basics of Coated Fertilizer Technology
7 May 2024

Alternative Proteins: The Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future

As we strive for sustainability and health, alternative proteins emerge as a crucial dietary component. This blog post dives into ten pivotal trends in alternative protein production for 2024, underscoring the shift towards innovative, environmentally friendly, and ethical food sources. Proteins are fundamental to Read More >
Alternative Proteins: The Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future
15 April 2024

Top 10 Agriculture Trends to Watch in 2024

With climate change, a burgeoning population, and looming concerns about food security, the world has never been more focused on food and agriculture. Embracing modern, sustainable agricultural practices has never been more critical. In 2024, various upcoming Ag trends emerge, leveraging technology to meet Read More >
Top 10 Agriculture Trends to Watch in 2024

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 for horticulture. The next generation of controlled release fertilizers, Osmocote 5, has just been introduced.

Water-soluble fertilizers for horticulture

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.

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