True slow release fertilizer

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by Impulse, Mar 24, 2014.

  1. Impulse

    Impulse LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    Any recommendations for a true slow release that isn't dusty and has a sustained green color don't know what company can trust anymore for quality
    Thanks
     
  2. Jcl4slc

    Jcl4slc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 259

    Milorganite
     
  3. vaacutabove

    vaacutabove LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,009

    I have also said I was going to send a sample of fert to a lab and see what it comes back as. I never do this year I had a truck load blended.
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  4. FdLLawnMan

    FdLLawnMan LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    I get 8 weeks using UFLEXX & at least 12 weeks using UFLEXX. I add ammonium sulfate since my soils have a high ph.
     
  5. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,923

    I kinda like XCU from Agrium. Clean, spreads nice, and several choices as to how long you want it to last. Not sure how often you do apps?? Agrium has never let me down, and they also sell what FdLawnMan uses.
     
  6. Impulse

    Impulse LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    Thanks FDLLAWNMAN AND AMERICANLAWN I APPRECIATE THE INPUT HAVE A GOOD YEAR.
     
  7. andersman02

    andersman02 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    We us UMAXX as our summer slow release, in our liquid trucks we use X10 as an additive.

    Both work extremely well
     
  8. ShaneW

    ShaneW LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    Lebanon's fertilizers with MESA do a great job of helping you maintain color, but dust can be a factor. Seems like the slight extra effort of occasionally cleaning off your impeller (especially in the summer months) would be a small price to pay for nice turf.

    What have you been using that led to the dust complaints? Where in NY are you?
     
  9. lush&green

    lush&green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    We use 180 day Spread it & forget it on all our accounts!!!
     

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