At Kemin, we understand healthy plants need more than just care as they grow – they need a great start with the best possible growing media.
In the race to find the most innovative and groundbreaking soil enhancements for your plants, you may run into many trendy soil formulas that various industry players promote. You want something new and innovative, but also something that's been rigorously tested and comes from a company you can trust.
Valena is a natural material derived from Euglena gracilis, a paramylon-rich type of unicellular algae that, when added in the growing media, primes the soil for optimal plant growth.
Because your customers - young plant growers - deserve the highest quality media foundation; Valena offers novel options for researchers searching for new ideas and innovative solutions to build new formulas.
Valena at 3 g/L incorporated in the in vinca plugs growing media increased dry weight biomass significantly with an average of +61% compared to untreated plugs. (Source: TL-18-00016)
The heavier a plant is by dry weight, the more biomass the plant has, and represents an indicator of a thriving and healthy plant.
1.2 Kg/cubic yard of growing media.
Incorporate the desired rate of the dry granules directly to the soilless formulation and blend thoroughly until completely dispersed.
25 Kg bag.
Valena™ is currently registered, or otherwise authorized for sale, in Florida, Colorado and Georgia. Other registrations have been submitted and are under review. Please contact us to discuss registration in your specific state.