Greenflo 30-0-0 "or equal"

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by wpines, May 29, 2006.

  1. wpines

    wpines LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    Has anyone used sprayable Lesco Greenflo 30-0-0. It has 50% CRN (controlled release nitrogen) which is slow release. Is there another cheaper, better product that's straight Nitrogen with slow release?
  2. T.E.

    T.E. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Lesco in my neck of the woods has started offering a 46-0-0 that is 100% scu. It is supposed to last I think 18 weeks. Might look into this.
    Later, Tony

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 5,132

    cut the GF WITH some straight urea 46-0-0
  4. olive123

    olive123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 500

    100 percent scu is not sprayable and im not so sure about that greenflo. How could it be slow release if it is mixed as a spray. doesnt add up...
  5. cemars

    cemars LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    One way to get it cheaper is to buy a larger container. The cheapest way is to have your own storage tank an order 500 gal at a time, or if that is more than you need get a mini bulk pallet or 30-55 gal drum. Liquid slow release is a great product to use but it is pricey.
  6. cemars

    cemars LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 387

    You must be referring to a 46-0-0 with a urease inhibitor such as u-max, it is much slower than regular urea but it is not an scu at all, and 18 weeks is a serious stretch, expect more like 10-12.
  7. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,116

    This product is very good, and it might even be less expensive.

    It is called Liquigreen which is sold through Regal Chemical. The Nitrogen content is a formulation of Nitamin. I've sprayed it during Summer conditions with no burn at all.
  8. hmartin

    hmartin LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 590

    How much does a product with slow release similar to this cost?
  9. wpines

    wpines LawnSite Member
    Messages: 54

    dustycedar - how do you cut it with urea? i have granular urea but is it available in sprayable? what would the mixture be when cutting?
  10. southernsprayguy

    southernsprayguy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 129

    Prosource One has the Proforma line of liquid fertilizers. They are very good and inexpensive.

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