Marvel Ultra 120 ME – 1 Litre
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Marvel Ultra is a plant growth regulator, the secret of the pros. It creates finer leaves and denser professional quality lawns. This results in fewer clippings and less mowing as well as improved water usage.
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When and how to use it
When should I use it?
Marvel Ultra is a plant growth regulator so it’s usage period is when you are wanting to regulate the growth of your lawn. The most common use period is between October and February, but can be used any time of the year.
How do I use it?
It’s a highly concentrated formulation so the usage rates are quite low. As grass types vary so does the rate, slower growing grasses like bent grass the rates can be as low as 2ml/100m2 but in more aggressive grasses like kikuyu the rate can be as high as 80ml. It’s best to start at the lowest rate and find a rate that works for your lawn and area. A lower rate will give coverage for 2 weeks while a higher rate can last 4-6 weeks. Put the product into 5L of water and apply over 100m2.
What's in it?
What’s in it?
The product contains the active ingredient trinexepac-ethyl.
The technical stuff
Plant growth regulators is not commonly used for lawns, that’s why we have compiled an information sheet here.
If you have any other technical questions please send us a message.
Q & A
How do I get the best results?
Start at the low rate and work your way up until you find a rate that works for you. The addition of an iron product like Lawn Play Enhance can help increase colour of the lawn and reduce any colour damage that may occur due to hormone changes. A growth regulator is the type of product that makes good lawns great, so if your lawn is long and scrappy it is best to develop it into a more regular maintenance program before starting with a growth regulator.
How much water should I apply to water in?
Watering or rainfall is not recommended within a day of application..
Is this safe for all turf types?
It is safe for many turf types when used at label rates. Some discolouration may occur after the first application to many grasses in particular Buffalo Grass. Do not apply to Kentucky Bluegrass.
How long before I see results?
Results are generally pretty fast, with growth reduction evident within 3-4 days dependent on weather conditions.
Will I see any discolouration to my turf?
A hormonal change is made within the plant so you may see some slight yellowing (phytotoxicity). If this occurs simply give the lawn a feed and it will grow out or apply Lawn Play Enhance in the next application.
Can I mow before or after application?
Mowing before should be done at least 6 hours prior to application or 6 hours before mowing.
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