Boron deficiency made worse by

  • Sandy soils
  • Alkaline soils
  • Soils low in organic matter
  • High levels of nitrogen
  • High levels of calcium
  • Cold wet weather
  • Periods of drought

Boron is important for

  • Stronger plants
  • Healthier plants
  • Gives plants more resistance to cold weather
  • Improves flowering
  • Improves fruit set
  • Reduces the number of mis-shapen berries