using plantshield as dusting on callla tubers

apermann(z6 ID)March 24, 2005

Hi has anyone had any experience with Plantshield (Trichoderma) I think it is also called Rootshield as a dusting on calla tubers. The directions say that it can be dusted on tubers before planting or used as a drench. I have seen some literature that said it is best to incorporate into the soil before planting but I do not have a rate for that use. Has anyone used this product and do you know of any benefits of incorporating over dusting the tubers? Thanks in advance

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hen11(z7 Eng UK)

to be honest, callas (zantedeschia) do not need much tuber care. I plant mine out into insect and nasty infested soil which is prone to mould and rot and they do fine. I hope i have understood correctly that plantshield is an anti rot or insect detterant.

If not, forget everything you just read

    Bookmark   April 4, 2005 at 4:54PM
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honeybunny442(z6 TN)

Callafornia Callas recommends Root Shield or Soil Guard at 0.75 - 1.0 lb/cu yd.

    Bookmark   April 7, 2005 at 2:23PM
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