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Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer 5-5-2
(12 lb)

Feed Your Trees and Vines Organically

Brand: Dr. Earth    Item Number: F9016

$27.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$27.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Organic 9™ fertilizer produces remarkable results because nutrients are released quickly, yet continue to feed for several months. Ultra-premium scientific formula provides optimum levels of primary essential plant nutrients, including micronutrients and multi-minerals. Infused with ProBiotic®— consisting of “Seven Champion Strains” of beneficial soil microbes and eight select strains of ecto and endo mycorrhizae —which adds to drought tolerance, enhanced nutrient availability, and increased plant performance.

The Dr.Earth® probiotics are a most complete “broad-spectrum” bio-active package designed to work synergistically with the raw organic nutrients that make up the Organic 9™ formula. This spectacular blend builds soil health, promotes a superior harvest with larger and more abundant, nutritious and tasty fruits.

  • Primary & secondary nutrients derived from: Feather meal, fish bone meal, cottonseed meal, kelp meal, alfalfa meal, soft rock phosphate, mined potassium sulfate and seaweed extract.
  • Good for all fruit trees & berries.

Characteristics

Fertilizer Type Powdered/Granulated Major Nutrients Over 4% Nitrogen, Over 3% Phosphorus, Trace Minerals
Biological & Humus Boosts Microbial Activity Organic Certifier OMRI, CDFA
Organic Status Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture Best Use Fruit
Nutrient Release Rate Short-term (1-4 Months) Use as Foliar No
Animal-Based Yes
Fertilizer Type Powdered/Granulated
Major Nutrients Over 4% Nitrogen, Over 3% Phosphorus, Trace Minerals
Biological & Humus Boosts Microbial Activity
Organic Certifier OMRI, CDFA
Organic Status Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture
Best Use Fruit
Nutrient Release Rate Short-term (1-4 Months)
Use as Foliar No
Animal-Based Yes

Use Instructions

  • Raised Beds: Excellent for use in raised beds during transplanting or even mid-season for a nutritional boost to maximize your harvest big time!
  • Planting Amendment: Apply a generous helping to existing gardens, as directed, or at time of planting or transplanting. Apply any time mid-season to supply a continuous source of nutrition, to maximize your harvest potential and fruit production.
  • Containers: Feed container plants every 6 weeks to keep plants healthy and strong with maximum fruit production.
  • Compost Tea: Makes compost tea – use as soil drench or foliar spray.
  • Citrus & Avocado
    • New plantings: Before you plant, add 2 cups (approx. 1 lb.) per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is completed, water thoroughly.
    • Established plants: Use 1 cup (approx. 1/2 lb.) for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”– 6” above the soil line). Work into the soil gently inside of the drip line. Water thoroughly.
    • When to apply: Every 3 months throughout the growing season.
  • Fruit & Nut Trees
    • New plantings: Before you plant, add 2 1/2 cups (approx. 11/4 lbs.) per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is completed, water thoroughly.
    • Established plants: Use 1 cup (approx.1/2 lb.) for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”– 6” above the soil line). Work into the soil gently inside of the drip line. Water thoroughly.
    • When to apply: Every 3 months throughout the growing season.
  • Fruit Vines & Berries
    • New plantings: Before you plant, add 3 cups (approx.1 1/2 lbs.) per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is completed, water thoroughly.
    • Established plants: Use 2 cups (approx.1 lb.) for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”– 6” above the soil line). Work into the soil gently inside of the drip line. Water thoroughly.
    • When to apply: Every 2 months throughout the growing season.

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Shipping Weight: 14.00 lbs. Dimensions: 20"L x 12.5"W x 2.5"H

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