The use of phytosporin for orchids

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Growing orchids at home often requires certain knowledge of care from their owners. The most difficult thing is to save plants and prevent diseases. Fitosporin for orchids can help with this.

The use of phytosporin for orchids

The use of phytosporin for orchids

Characteristics of Fitosporin

Phytosporin for orchids is a systemic fungicide of the microbiological type. This is a phytopreparation that provides reliable protection against diseases of a bacterial and fungal nature, and with minor damage by pests. It is used both for ornamental flowers and for shrubs and vegetable crops.

The basis of the drug is a spore culture, which has a fast-acting effect and high efficiency rates after the first application. According to research results, the effectiveness of the fungicide is 60-72%. Fitosporin is one of the most powerful and safest remedies for rescuing Orchids from disease-causing organisms. It is low-toxic, consists only of useful for Orchid spores and live fractions of cultivated plants, so it can be used at home.

Composition and release forms

The active ingredient of the drug is spores and live fractions of the culture of Bacillus subtills, strain 26D. Its peculiarity is speed and harmlessness, both for humans and for the grown flower. The concentration of the active substance is 100 million l / g. Additional components are:

  • a piece of chalk;
  • potassium;
  • nitrogen;
  • phosphorus.

The release of the drug is intended for free sale. Shelf life is 2 years. On sale there is a remedy in 3 forms of release:

  • Liquid or aqueous suspension.
  • Powder. The powder is packed in packages of 10 and 30 g.
  • Pastes. Weight - 200 g.

The use of the drug in its pure form is prohibited. Before use, they must be diluted according to the recommendations indicated in the instructions.

Indications for use

Fitosporin is universal. It has a systemic effect in the fight against numerous garden diseases. The greatest effect is achieved with diseases such as:

  • withering;
  • blackleg;
  • scab;
  • root rot;
  • late blight.

A phytopreparation is effective against pests only with minor damage to the ornamental plant. With extensive signs of damage, it is better to give preference to other specialized preparations for orchid pests.

How to dilute Fitosporin?

We process the roots of the plant

We process the roots of the plant

Fitosporin is a universal remedy for diseases and some pests. It can be used for a variety of purposes. Therefore, its use has many features. For spraying, use the product in a liquid form of release, for the treatment of the roots - powder or paste. Following the instructions for use, it is necessary to properly dilute the selected product. Subject to the dosage and features of the use of the drug Fitosporin, the treatment of the plant will not cause any harm to it.

  1. When sowing seeds, you will need to dilute the drug in a proportion of 1.5 g per 100 ml of water.The seeds are soaked in the solution for 2 hours.
  2. When transplanting a plant, as well as if the roots are susceptible to fungal diseases, it will be necessary to dilute the agent (10 g per 5 l of water) to soak the roots. When using a paste - 4 g per 200 ml of water.
  3. Preventive actions. More often, spraying with a systemic agent (1.5-2 g) diluted in 2 liters of warm settled water is performed.
  4. When treating an orchid for pests and diseases, you will need to dilute a solution of powder or paste to treat the roots, or dilute 1-1.5 g of the product in water with which you want to water the flower. Using the drug in liquid form - 15 drops per 1 liter of water.

Increasing the dosage of the drug may not be effective. The overdose itself does not cause significant harm to the flowers.

The use of Fitosporin

When detecting signs of diseases or pests on an orchid, it is important to carry out treatment in a timely manner. Root treatment is carried out with a diluted solution in the proportion of 1.5 g of the product per 1 liter of water. For convenience, you can dilute the medicine in the bathroom. The root processing itself is done like this:

  1. The pot with a diseased orchid is transferred to the bathroom, where the prepared solution is already located.
  2. The plant is placed in a liquid solution for 30 minutes.
  3. After the treatment is completed, it is necessary to remove the flower from the medicine, let the water drain and return it to the growing site.

It is important to adhere to the instructions for use and use the product according to the recommendations described in it. After 14-21 days, the procedure is repeated (the frequency of the procedures is determined by the state of the substrate - it must dry). Keep the roots of the flower in the solution for 30 minutes. Fitosporin should be used until the painful symptoms disappear completely.

This medicine can be used for all varieties of orchids (Phalaenopsis, etc.). during treatment, it is important to provide the plant with proper care. Watering should be done no more than 1 time a month, spraying - 1 time in 7-14 days.

It will not be difficult to organize preventive watering or spraying of the flower. The main thing is to prepare containers (watering can or spray bottle), dilute the product in accordance with the requirements of the instructions and apply it. The procedures themselves (watering and spraying) do not differ from the usual daily care activities. Such a remedy can be used without revealing signs of disease.


Treatment of orchid roots with Phytosporin requires following precautions. Work is carried out with gloves, and in case of accidental contact with the skin, it should be rinsed with running water. Allergic manifestations are rare.

If the product gets on the oral mucosa, it is necessary to take activated charcoal or other sorbents. If necessary, you should consult a doctor.

Compatibility with other drugs

The use of the drug in combination with other drugs is safe. Phytosporin can be used to treat and prevent diseases and pests in conjunction with medications such as:

  • Triallate (herbicide);
  • Decis (insecticide);
  • Fundazol, Vitivaks 200, TMTD, etc. (fungicides).

The compatibility of the product is confirmed by laboratory studies, as well as by the experience of using it by the owners of indoor flowers. Excellent compatibility rates are also observed with artificial plant growth regulators. The only contraindication is the use with drugs that increase the alkalinity of the soil.


Fitosporin is a universal systemic fungicide, which has a fast action and high efficiency of action against diseases after the first use. On sale you can find such a drug in 3 forms of release - in the form of powder, suspension and paste.

A flower infected with diseases can be treated by different methods: by soaking the roots, spraying and watering with the prepared solution. After application, it is important to adhere to the care recommendations.Organize watering no more than 1 time per month, and spraying - 1 time per 14 days.

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