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Dr. Earth Rose & Flower 5/7/2 (4 lb) - F9020

Growing Organic Roses

Growing Organic Roses

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Organic 3™ 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 & endo mycorrhizae— which contributes 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 3™ formula. This spectacular blend builds soil health, promotes superior flowers and roses with larger and more abundant colorful blooms. Primary & secondary nutrients derived from: cottonseed meal, fish bone meal, fish meal, alfalfa meal,kelp meal, potassium sulfate, soft rock phosphate and seaweed extract.

Ideal for roses, perennials, annuals.



Roses & Flowers

New Plantings: During bed preparation, mix in 1 ½ cups per 10 sq ft. Use ¼ cup for a 1- gallon plant in planting hole, or 1 cup per 5 gallon plant in planting hole. Apply 7 cups for every 50 sq ft of row. Feed once at planting and every 8 weeks during the growing season.

Established plants: In beds, use 1 cup for every 10 sq ft. Mix 3 ½ cups per 50 ft of row. Or apply 2 cups per inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”-6” above soil line). Feed in early spring, again after first blooms fade, and again in midsummer. Mix with soil & water well.

When to Apply: Every other month.



Container Plants

New Plantings: When potting plants, mix 1 Tbl to each quart of potting medium, or ½ cup per ½ cu ft (approx 5 gallons) of soil. Mix with soil & water well. Apply very other month.

Established plants: Sprinkle 2 Tbl for every gallon of potting soil. Or use ½ cup to 5 gallon container. Mix into the soil around the plant and water well.

When to Apply: Every other month.



Flowering Trees and Shrubs

Before you plant, add 2 cups per ½ cu ft (approx 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is completed, add another 2 cups around the plant and mix into the soil. Water well. Apply every 8 weeks during the growing season.

Established plants: Use 2 ups for every in inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”-6” above soil line). Work into the soil gently, just inside of the drip line. Or make fertilizer tea as per the next section. Water thoroughly.



Fertilizer Tea, Foliar Feeding and Deep Root Feeding

For a rich liquid mixture of Dr. Earth’s organic 3, mix 2 pounds, or 5 cups for every 5 gallons of water. Let the mixture set for 24 hours. Strain well and mulch all the solids around the root zone. The liquid portion (tea) can be applied at 1 to 2 cups for roses, or 2 to 4 cups for larger shrubs. Use full strength to foliar feed and for deep root feeding of all plants.

Important Information for Certified Organic Growers

This product should be suitable for use in organic agriculture as it has been deemed to be compliant with the USDA National Organic Program. However, as the status of any product can change at anytime, please always confirm that this product is allowed by your certifying agency.

  • Item Model Number: F9020
  • Shipping Dimensions: 7.5 x 8.5 x 5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 5 pounds

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