Lawn & Tree Care

Black Strap Molasses

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Sugar energy source for soil microorganisms

Blackstrap Molasses is the by-product of sugar refining that contains all the nutrients from the raw sugarcane plant. Of the varieties of molasses,Blackstrap Molasses is richest in sources of sugars, carbon, enzymes, B-vitamins and trace elements. Blackstrap Molasses is a carbohydrate energy source that feeds soil microorganisms and increases microbial activity. With continued applications, Blackstrap Molasses encourages a soil environment that helps reduce thatch.

Directions for Use:

Fairways, Roughs, Sports Turf and Lawns: Apply 1.0 - 2.0 gallons of Blackstrap Molasses with 44 - 88 gallons of water per acre (3.0 - 6.0 oz of Blackstrap Molasses with 1.5 - 2 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft.) every 2 weeks during stress periods.

Aerification: Apply 3.0 - 6.0 oz. of Blackstrap Molasses with 1.5 - 2 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft. (1.0 - 2.0 gallons of Blackstrap Molasses with 66 - 88 gallons of water per Acre) 7 days before and again 7 days after aerification. 

Application Rates for Blackstrap Molasses

Fluid Oz / 1,000 sq. ft. Gallons / One Acre ML / 1,000 sq. ft. L/HA Litre/ Hectare
3.0 1.0 89 10
4.0 1.4 118 13
6.0 2.0 177 19

 

Benefits of Blackstrap Molasses applications:
 Increase Plant Health
 Increase Microbial Activity
 Increase Leaf Color
 Decrease Thatch
 Improve Fertilizer efficacy

Blackstrap Molasses may be added to foliar sprays to enhance adhesion to leaf surfaces.