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Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix is specially formulated for trouble-free seed raising and propagation of cuttings. Ideal for raising seeds in trays, but also suitable for outdoor seed sowing directly into the ground.
Directions for use
Raising seed in containers:
Step 1. Fill the container with Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix to 1cm below rim of container. Mix should be moist.
Step 2. Level and gently firm the mix.
Step 3. Space seed as directed.
Step 4. Lightly cover with thin layer of Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix. Very small seeds, or seeds requiring light to germinate, may be simply pushed into the surface.
Step 5. Water with a fine mist so as to not dislocate or float the seeds
Step 6. Place in a lightly shaded or dappled sun position. Cover fine seeds with glass or plastic to help maintain even temperature and moisture.
Step 7. When seeds have germinated, remove the covering and move into stronger light and eventually more sunlight to harden off the seedlings.
Step 8. Keep moist but not wet and do not let dry right out.
Step 9. Transplant seedlings when they are big enough to easily handle or roots are starting to show through bottom of tray.
Successful propagation of cuttings requires warm, moist and humid conditions.
Step 1. Fill pot or tray with moist Yates Black Magic Seed Raising Mix.
Step 2. Select fresh cuttings from healthy plants.
Step 3. Prepare cuttings and trim as required.
Step 4. Make a hole in the mix to required depth with a pencil or similar.
Step 5. Dip cut end in Yates Clonex Root Gel - Softwood and Semi-Hard Wood Purple. Insert cutting into hole and firm around it gently.
Step 6. Water well and allow to drain.
Step 7. Enclose in plastic or glass to maintain humidity and warmth. Avoid the cover touching leaves.
Step 8. Place in a warm position and good light but not direct sun. Keep moist but not wet.
Step 9. When roots have formed, remove cover and harden off gradually.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
5L, 15L, 35L
Fine composted bark, fine pumice, controlled release fertiliser.
This product is made from organic materials which may contain living micro-organisms, including bacteria, fungi and protozoa. It also contains mineral and fertiliser additives. Read this information before opening and using this product.
Inhalation of dust and/or mists may irritate, inflame or sensitive the nose, throat and lungs resulting in illnesses ranging from hayfever or asthma, to pneumonia (e.g. Legionnaire's disease) or pneumonia-like illnesses. Direct contact with this material or its dust and/or mists may cause skin irritation (dermatitis), and skin or eye infection or irritation. People particularly at risk are those suffering from asthma or allergies, and those whose immune defence systems are compromised.
To reduce risks when using product, take the following precautions. Open the bag carefully and direct the opening away from the face. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid breathing dust or mists. Always wear gloves and a dust mask when handling and if dusty, keep product damp. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly immediately after handling. Store this product in a cool, dry location. For more information visit nzppi.co.nz/safergardening.
Irrigate eyes with plenty of water for 10 minutes. Wash the skin with soap and water. Seek medical attention for any persistent skin, eye or respiratory symptoms.
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