Sumo Cakes® Root Elixir

Ever since I started making Sumo Cakes® people have been asking me if I had any mycorrhizae products, and I have always said no. My assumption is that they are looking for the powder versions that they can inoculate their soil with after repotting or whatever.
The Sumo Cakes® Root Elixir doesn’t really solve that but what it does do is provide a liquid mixed bag (or bottle in this case) of beneficial microorganisms, micronutrients, and macronutrients.

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What is Root Elixer?

Sumo Cakes® Root Elixir is a liquid root drench and microbial inoculant. It contains nutrients that are immediately available to plants as well as soil microbes to encourage microbial colonization in the root zone. This colonization of microbes helps the plants to achieve enhanced nutrient uptake.
Sumo Cakes® Root Elixir also supplies the essential macro and micronutrients that can help plants thrive.

Root Elixir has been in the works for a while. A few conversations with my soil consultant, locating the proper ingredients to achieve what I was looking for, followed by lab tests and here is what you get. A micronutrient-rich microbial inoculant root elixir.

Total Nitrogen (N) 0.7%
Available Phosphate (P2O5) 0.15%
Soluble Potash (K2O) 0.5%

Secondary Nutrients
Calcium (Ca) 0.02%
Magnesium (Mg) 0.3%
Sulfur (S) 1.10%

Micro Nutrients
Boron (B) 0.23%
Chloride (Cl) 1.50%
Cobalt (Co) 0.02%
Copper (Cu) 0.6%
Iron (Fe) 0.8%
Manganese (Mn) 0.3%
Molybdenum (Mo) 0.01%
Sodium (Na) 0.043%
Zinc (Zn) 0.45%

Borax, Cobalt sulfate, Earthworm castings, Ferrous Sulfate, Kelp, Magnesium sulfate, Manganese sulfate, Protein hydrolysate, Sodium molybdate, zinc sulfate

Beneficial Fungi:

  1. Gigaspora margarita
  2. Glomus aggregatum
  3. Glomus brasilianum
  4. Glomus clarum
  5. Glomus deserticola
  6. Glomus etunicatum
  7. Glomus intraradices
  8. Glomus mosseae
  9. Glomus monosporum
  10. Laccaria bicolor
  11. Laccaria laccata
  12. Pisolithus tinctorius
  13. Rhizopogon amylopogon
  14. Rhizopogon fulvigleba
  15. Rhizopogon luteolus
  16. Rhizopogon villosulus
  17. Scleroderma cepa
  18. Scleroderma citrinum
  19. Suillus granulatus
  20. Suillus punctatipes
  21. Trichoderma harzianum
  22. Trichoderma koningii

Beneficial Bacteriea

  1. Azotobacter chroococcum
  2. Bacillus amyloliquefaciens
  3. Bacillus azotoformans
  4. Bacillus coagulans
  5. Bacillus licheniformis
  6. Bacillus megaterium
  7. Bacillus pumilus
  8. Bacillus stearothermiohillis
  9. Bacillus thuringiensis
  10. Paenibacillus durum
  11. Paenibacillus florescence
  12. Paenibacillus gordonae
  13. Paenibacillus polymyxa
  14. Pseudomonas aureofaceans
  15. Pseudomonas fluorescens
  16. Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Some other reading on this site about fertilizers and mycorrhizae can be found at the following links.

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