Pro and Cons on the xrt fert!

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by 31bro, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. 31bro

    31bro LawnSite Member
    from IN
    Posts: 126

    We are taking in consideration the new slow release xrt fertilizer. What do you guys think of it? Is it worth the extra money?
  2. FdLLawnMan

    FdLLawnMan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,182

    I have not heard of it. Who makes it and distributes it?
  3. tlg

    tlg LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 645

    Shaw's makes it. It 's a polymer encapsulated urea for controlled release.
  4. 31bro

    31bro LawnSite Member
    from IN
    Posts: 126

    They say it should last for 12 weeks, I'm just curious if anyone has used it and if they had good results
  5. 31bro

    31bro LawnSite Member
    from IN
    Posts: 126

  6. CrownLawnSvc

    CrownLawnSvc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 51

    I have used it. Seems to work as advertised.
  7. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    I'm getting the XRT with my round one, perhaps more than that. Yes, It's Shaws brand. I have no experience with the XRT, glad to hear of someone that's used it. I don't believe the XRT costs much more than standard PSCU. Since I'm a mowing guy first I'm all about stretching out the apps and cutting down any surge growth.

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