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GoGo Juice vs Seasol vs Eco Seaweed: What’s the Difference?

GoGo Juice, Seasol, and Eco Seaweed are all plant tonics that help to promote plant growth and improve root development

Seaweed-based products such as Go Go Juice, Seasol, and Eco Seaweed are plant tonics rather than fertilisers. They generally don’t contain essential nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.

However, they do contain micronutrients or trace elements and plant hormones to keep your plants healthy and thriving.

While both Seasol and Eco Seaweed are liquid Kelp products, GoGo Juice is a new type of product that also adds beneficial fungi and bacteria to the soil to make it healthier.

Quick Answer

Go Go Juice contains beneficial fungi, bacteria, animal manure, and humic acid, making it good for soil health. Eco Seaweed has more potassium, ideal for fruiting plants.

However, Seasol is our preferred option, with its mix of various kelps that provide long-standing effectiveness on vegetables and flowering plants, offering balanced growth without the risk of plant burn. We recommend purchasing Seasol at Aussie Gardener.

We compare these three products in more detail below.

Key similarities

GoGo Juice, Seasol, and Eco Seaweed are all plant tonics that help to promote plant growth and improve root development. All three products contain liquid seaweed or kelp and are applied in liquid form.

All of these products also contain a high level of trace elements which are essential for healthy plant growth and cell formation.

These trace elements also help to stimulate microbial activity in the soil. This, in turn, helps to stimulate good root growth which is essential for healthy, thriving plants.

In addition, they help the plants in your garden to take up nutrients from the soil much more easily. Plus, they are safe to use on all types of plants.

Because all three products come in liquid form, they have to be mixed with water before being applied to your plants.

Key differences

To understand the key differences between these products, we have to look at the nutrient breakdown in each.

ProductNitrogen (N)Phosphorus (P)Potassium (K)Trace Elements
GoGo Juice1.00.050.15Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Sulphur, Humic acid, Boron, Copper, Zinc, Manganese, Iron, Cobalt, Molybdenum
Seasol0.10.011.5Boron, Calcium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Sodium, Sulphur, Zinc
Eco Seaweed1.00.112Magnesium, Calcium, Iron, Sulphur, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Boron

As you can see, all of these products contain only very small amounts of the major 3 nutrients. However, Eco Seaweed does contain a decent amount of potassium which is excellent for fruiting and flowering plants.

For context, Seasol Powerfeed, which is a fertiliser (as opposed to a plant tonic like these three products), has an NPK ratio of 12: 1.4: 7.

One of the other key differences is that GoGo Juice also contains animal manure and humic acid which Seasol and Eco Seaweed do not. In addition, this product contains live organisms in the form of fungi and bacteria which are beneficial to the health of the soil because they help to break down organic matter much faster.

While Seasol contains a mixture of brown kelps such as King Island Bull Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum), Chile Bull Kelp (Durvilleae Antarctica), and Knotted Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum), Eco Seaweed only contains 100% Knotted Kelp. This is harvested from the North Atlantic Ocean.

On the other hand, GoGo Juice not only contains kelp, but it also contains a range of other organic additives such as fish, manure, and humic acid.

Making your selection

The product you choose is entirely up to you as all three products will ensure healthy plant growth, good root development, and healthy soil.

If your soil is particularly impoverished, I would give GoGo Juice a try to help build up beneficial microbes in the soil. As this is a fairly new product, I haven’t had a chance to try it out but I’m keen to see how well it works.

Additionally, because Eco Seaweed does contain a decent amount of potassium, I would use this on fruiting crops such as tomatoes, cucumbers, and capsicums.

In saying that, I’ve used Seasol on my vegetables and flowering plants for many years and always get good results.

However, because gardening can be a little experimental, why not try all three products, one after the other, in succession to see what the results are?

Of course, I don’t mean that you should use them all at once. Rather, choose one and use it on your plants until you’ve used it all up.

Then, select one of the remaining two and use that on your plants. Once you’ve finished that one, choose the final product and give that a go.

This is one of the best ways to find out what works best in your garden. It also doesn’t hurt to change your products every now and then in order to get the best out of your garden.

What does seaweed fertiliser do?

Firstly, it’s important to remember that seaweed is not a fertiliser but a soil conditioner.

The major benefits of using liquid seaweed include:

  • An increase in microbial activity in the soil
  • Promotes healthy and strong root growth
  • Encourages healthy plant growth
  • Helps plants to cope with the stresses of drought, heat, and frost
  • Increases the plant’s resistance to insects and diseases
  • Helps to improve faster seed germination
  • Reduces transplant shock
  • Make it easier for roots to take up nutrients from the soil

FAQ

Can Seasol burn grass?

Because standard Seasol is not a fertiliser, it will not burn your grass.

Should I water after using Seasol?

It’s not necessary to water after you use Seasol. This is because Seasol is mixed with water before you apply it to your plants.

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Annette Hird

Annette Hird is a gardening expert with many years of experience in a range of gardening related positions. She has an Associate Diploma of Applied Science in Horticulture and has worked in a variety of production nurseries, primarily as a propagator. She has also been responsible for a large homestead garden that included lawn care, fruit trees, roses and many other ornamental plants. More recently, Annette has concentrated on improving the garden landscape of the homes that she has lived in and focused a lot of energy on growing edible plants as well. She now enjoys sharing her experience and knowledge with others by writing articles about all facets of gardening and growing plants.

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1 thought on “GoGo Juice vs Seasol vs Eco Seaweed: What’s the Difference?”

  1. Hi
    I am an Orchid Hobbiest
    I do have many orchids mainly cymbidiums also
    Cattleyas Dendrobiums and sarcs and so the list goes on.
    For the last few years I have been using a 6 to 9 months slow release followed by1 or 2 weekly water of flower booster and season gold mix.
    I recently purchased eco seaweed an yes will swap around
    Enjoyed your article and would really appreciate your comment s
    Regards Lynne

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