Canna vs. SHOGUN Sumo: Battle of the Boosts

Canna vs. SHOGUN Sumo: Battle of the Boosts

Tim
Tim
06 Oct 2016
Canna or SHOGUN Canna or SHOGUN

It’s one of the biggest bloom stimulants ever launched…hordes of growers still swear by it! You know what we’re talking about – Canna Boost Accelerator.

Well, now there’s a new kid on the block – SHOGUN Sumo Active Boost. It's got all the same ingredients as  SHOGUN Sumo Boost but is100% stable in tanks - flowering is explosive!

But which boost is best? That’s for you to decide.

 

1. Summary

All are superb boosters, but SHOGUN Sumo Boost & Active Boost are much cheaper to buy and last twice as long.

When you do the maths, you’ll see they cost up to 65% less!

Scenario 1

 50L tank changed once a week, 5 cycles a year, buying 1L Boost

Scenario 1
  Canna Boost Accelerator SHOGUN Sumo Boost/Active Boost
Cost of Bottle £49.95 £34.95
Strength 2-4ml/L 1-2ml/L
Cost per Litre 10p/Litre 3.5p/Litre
Cost of Flowering Cycle £40 £14
Yearly Cost £200 £70
Grower Rating 5 Star 5 Star

Scenario 2

400L tank changed once a week, 5 cycles a year, buying 5L Boost

Scenario 2
  Canna Boost Accelerator SHOGUN Sumo Boost/Active Boost
Cost of Bottle £169.95 £129.95
Strength 2-4ml/L 1-2ml/L
Cost per Litre 6.8p/Litre 2.6p/Litre
Cost of Flowering Cycle £217.60 £83.20
Yearly Cost £1,088 £416
Grower Rating 5 Star 5 Star

2. Price per bottle

SHOGUN Sumo Boost & Active Boost cost up to 25% less than Canna Boost and they last twice as long.

3. Strength (dilution rate)

SHOGUN Sumo Boost & Active Boost are double the strength of Canna Boost.

  • Canna Boost Accelerator: 2 – 4ml per Litre
  • SHOGUN Sumo Boost / Active Boost: 1 – 2ml per Litre

Since you don’t use as much of them, SHOGUN Sumo Boost & Active Boost last twice as long as Canna.

4. Cost per Litre

Based on the cost and dilution rate of each booster, here’s how much 1 litre will cost:

  • SHOGUN Sumo Boost / Active Boost: 2p – 12p (depending on bottle size & dilution rate)
  • Canna Boost Accelerator: 7p - 32p (depending on bottle size & dilution rate)

Overall, you’ll save up to 65% by using SHOGUN. If cost is important to you, there’s no real contest.

No matter which booster you use, the cost per Litre is lower when you buy bigger bottles.

5. Results

All boosters work brilliantly! Anyone who uses them can tell you that.

Use any of them to boost your plant metabolism and improve the size, taste and aroma of your yield.

You can expect all to boost resistance to pests, extreme heat and cold conditions (all contain plant hormones, amino acids, vitamins and peptides).

For best results, SHOGUN recommends using Sumo Boost / Active Boost alongside SHOGUN Geisha and SHOGUN PK Warrior 9/18.

Canna recommends using Canna Boost Accelerator alongside Canna PK 13 – 14.

6. Other growers say…

Both Sumo Boost and Canna Boost have a 5 star rating – growers think that both are a really good booster to use.

SHOGUN Sumo Boost Reviews:

  • “Excellent works very well,” Neil L.
  • “Made a noticeable difference and the formation of my flowers were solid and dense with a really nice appearance,” Ed.
  • “I used canna boost before, but now I wouldn't go back. Better value for money than most other boosts out there!” Simon B.
  • “Best I have used in 25 years,” Chilli L.

Canna Boost Reviews:

  • “Really does give you more bang for your buck. Would recommend greatly,” Shaun B.
  • “Simply brilliant reacts almost instantly would highly recommend this,” Reg.
  • “Its just fabulous,” Sam R.

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Tim
Tim
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Tim started out in Dudley but is now the manager at Bristol! Drop by and you'll probably see him there.  

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