General Information


Myco-VAM Bare Root Inoculum contains beneficial ecto- and endomycorrhizal fungi, ammonium carboxylates (Asset RS) and water absorbing gel which expand root density, effectiveness, drought resistance and plant productivity Myco-VAM Bare Root Inoculum contains specifically selected mycorrhizal species for use in forestry, restoration, horticulture, and agriculture that reduce transplant shock and water use. Myco-VAM Bare Root Inoculum is a dry powder that is mixed with water to form a slurry. Simply dip roots of bare root stock and plant normally.

Statement of Claims: Helena Chemical Company certifies that this product contains three species of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi at a minimum rate of 80 propagules per cubic centimeter combined and five species of ectomycorrhizal fungi, Pisolithus tinctorius at 1,000,000 propagules per cubic centimeter and four species of Rhizopogon at 343,750 propagules per cubic centimeter combined. The Mycorrhizal symbiosis is sensitive to environmental conditions and Helena Chemical Company is unable to make any guarantees beyond the above statement.

Limitations, Restrictions, and Exceptions

Mix the contents of this package in four to five gallons of water or three packages in a fifteen gallon can. Let mix stand for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. The product will form a slurry to adhere the active ingredients to the roots. Dip each plant or bundle for about 5 seconds. Continue to stir occasionally to maintain inoculum in suspension throughout the slurry.

One package of Myco-VAM Bare Root Inoculum will treat 50 to 500 trees, depending upon root surface area of the transplants. Myco-VAM Bare Root Inoculum is a compatible treatment for all woody plants except ericoids (Azalea, Rhododendron, Blueberries and Heather).