Paclobutrazol 23% SC

It is one of the extensively used plant growth regulators used especially in mango fruit. Primarily, the role of paclobutrazol is to inhibit gibberellin synthesis and promote flowering and fruiting. Thus, the vegetative growth reduces and the assimilates are transferred to reproductive organs and the yield potential increases.

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Benefits of Paclobutrazol 23% SC

  • Controlling the foliage growth.
  • Increasing flowering results to increase yield.
  • Early flowering with early & enhanced fruit maturity.
  • Development of better fruit color and size.

PEP STAR (Paclobutrazol 23% SC) the Plant Growth Regulator assists your mango crops to achieve full blossom potential by making a balance between foliar and fruit growth.

Dosage in Mango Tree Drench Method:

Dosage of PEP STAR varies for different age of Mango tree:

  • 7 – 15 Year = 15 ml
  • 16- 25Year = 20 ml
  • 25Year = 30 ml


Application of Paclobutrazol 23%

TIME:  After the harvest of fruits PEP STAR must be applied ideally.
METHOD: Paclobutrazol 23% SC is much effective when used with Collar Drench method. With the recommended quantity of PEP STAR with 0.5 – 2 ltr of water per tree, apply this on soil or trunk crack line around the base of the trunk.

Or, apply PEP STAR as Soil Drench. Dilute recommended quantity of PEP STAR in clean water of 10 liters and apply in a furrow 5 cm deep about 2 to 3 feet away from the trunk, fill up with soil after application.

Or, By Foliar Spray Application, the new flowering can be treated with 1000 – 2000 ppm after the sunset