What is Flexistart?
Flexistart is the latest addition to Jiffy’s famous range of specialized growing media. It’s an enriched substrate that transforms from a loose fill mix into a stabilized plug by adding water. Flexistart offers proven performance in material, plug, and crop handling, with results that optimize labor efficiencies. Its flexibility is unmatched: It works with most flat filling equipment, tray size, seeding or sticking method, and transplanting machinery.
What crops is Flexistart designed for?
Flexistart is fully compatible with both cuttings and seeds. It’s suitable for a wide range of indoor grown crops, including vegetables and ornamental plants.
Will Flexistart work with my machines?
Jiffy Flexistart is compatible with all loose fill and transplanting machines.
Will Flexistart work with my trays?
Flexistart is suitable for any tray and cell configuration and provides efficient in-line changeover. This flexibility enables just-in-time production: No need to build an advanced inventory of filled trays.
How does Flexistart improve handling?
Flexistart offers a fully enforced dibble structure, regardless of tray and cell configuration. This gives the grower centered seed placement and complete contact for unrooted cuttings – every time.
What plant performance can I expect with Flexistart?
Flexistart consistently outperformed the control during trials in root development, plant uniformity, and flower count.
How does Flexistart minimize waste?
Whether you are grading, transplanting, or shipping young plant material, Flexistart minimizes soil loss and maintains plug integrity throughout.