Autumn Care 6-12-12 is designed to be applied during fall season to help trees, shrubs, ornamentals and vines get ready for the winter stress as well as improve rooting and boost carbohydrate storage. It has the perfect NPK ratio at 1:2:2 with low Nitrogen and high Potash and Phosphorous which is required during autumn for the preparation of plants for the coming winter season. It features 40% slow release Nitrogen that is derived from a unique nitrogen-containing molecule known as methylene diurea which provides great residual release to ensure they stay in the soil and be available for winter uptake without worrying about it leaching or becoming volatile. The Potassium comes from a soluble, non-chloride source. Its excellent buffers allows it to be mixed with alkaline or acidic substance without causing harmful effects, plus it is compatible with most pesticides and can be mixed and sprayed in single application. It also has low salt index so it is guaranteed safe to use with no danger of phototoxicity and it won't cause clogging or abrasion on your equipment. This liquid formulation is very simple to use and can be used for both root injection and foliar feeding.
Apply from fall through early winter to all trees, ornamentals and vines. A true solution, ideal for root injection. It provides 40% slow release nitrogen that will not leach below feeder roots. No special agitation is required. Autumn Care is not abrasive. Inject no lower than 8 in. with correctly calibrated fertilizer injector equipment. Apply 2 - 3 gallons of tank mix per inch of trunk diameter.
Autumn Care can be diluted by either adding the concentrate to water, or the water to the concentrate. Water should be added prior to adding pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.
High quality buffers allow Autumn Care to be blended with acidic or alkaline materials without detrimental effects. The following mixing procedures should be used after Autumn Care has been diluted with water. Add products to mix in this order: 1. wettable powders, 2. flowables, 3. water solubles, 4. surfactants, 5. emulsifiable concentrates. Be sure to agitate during each addition. It is recommended to apply all of mixture in one day.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION:
Can I use 6-12-12 Autumn Care on my golf greens?
Yes. Autumn Care 6-12-12 can be used on greens even if it is recommended for tree care. Contact your local Growth Products representative for the appropriate rate before application, or calculate the desired amount of nutrient on your own.
What is the foliar feed rate for turf grass using Autumn Care 6 - 12 - 12?
Autumn Care 6 - 12 - 12 may state on the product label that it can be used on turf but it does not give rates for doing so and we are unable to advise on this. We would recommend reaching out to the manufacturer directly to see if they have further information on this use. They can be reached at 800-648-7626