❥ USES FOR IRON SULPHATE
It is used as a lawn conditioner,and is the active substance in many commercial moss killers. 1 Kg of Iron sulphate will treat 500 sq metres using a solution of between 1% (10g/L of water) and 3% (20g/L of water) – (apply at a rate of 5 sq m per litre). This will lead to greening up of grass and hardening of lawn against disease.
Use of the product at dilution rates higher than 30g/L will result in blackening of moss.
Application of ferrous sulphate to hard surfaces such as concrete should be avoided as rust-like staining will occur.
No more than 3 applications per year should be carried out on the lawn.
It is used a mordant for wool dyeing.
Ferrous sulphate can also be used to stain concrete and some limestones and sandstones a yellowish rust colour.
Woodworkers use ferrous sulfate solutions to color maple wood a silvery hue.
In horticulture it is used for treating iron chlorosis (yellowing of folliage caused by iron deficiency). Although not as rapid-acting as iron chelate, its effects are longer-lasting. It can be mixed with compost and dug into to the soil to create a store which can last for years.
N.B. This product is not for human or animal consumption. This is a pure chemical and is not HSE approved for herbicidal applications. It is not sold for this purpose.
This is not a dry powder for spreading over lawns. It is best employed by dissolving in water and applying as a solution It dissolves super fast and is so easy to use in a watering can, sprayer or similar. Liquid application allows more accurate treatment and helps to prevent burning grass as found when using dry powder.
Produces healthier, greener, tougher grass and is the ideal conditioner and tonic for lawns and turf – As well as the perfect treatment against Moss, Iron chlorosis and diseases.
Very fast acting – visible results within a couple of hours – within a few days, greener, healthier grass.
Excellent for use of lawns, pitches, bowling greens, golf courses, Parks, etc. The perfect product as used by Professionals.
Can be used throughout the year. We deliver to IRELAND, Mainland UK, Highlands and Islands (But not to Scottish or Channel Islands)