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Espoma Plant Tone Plant Food is the original, all-natural plant food that's specially formulated to provide your plants, shrubs and trees the nutrients they need. It's an all-natural plant food with a special blend that contains 100% natural and organic ingredients to give a balance and complete food to your plants. Its natural organic substance gradually breaks down to provide a safe, and long-lasting food reservoir that is activated throughout the growing season. It is enhanced with Bio-tone beneficial microbes that boosts the growth of plants.
Espoma Plant Tone Plant Food comes in 2 sizes: 8 pound and 40 pound and it is packed in an easy-to-open bag. One pound is equivalent to approximately 3 cupfuls. In general, plants and trees that were already established should be fed twice a year – spring and fall. Flowers and vegetables should be fed once a month during the growing season.
|Active Ingredient:||Total Nitrogen - 5%
Available Phosphate - 3.0%
Soluble Potash - 3%
Calcium - 3.0%, Magnesium - 1%, Sulfur - 1%
|For use in:||Flowers, Vegetables, Trees and Shrubs|
|Application:||* See label for complete application instructions|
|Special Features:||Organic and enhanced with Bio-tone beneficial microbes|
|Shipping Weight:||8.25 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||The Espoma Company (Mfg. Number: PT8)|
One pound equals approx. 3 cupfuls
For new lawns, work 40 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. into the top 4 inches of soil. Seed can be sown immediately. Once the lawn is 6 months old, treat it as an established lawn. For established lawns, apply 20 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. 3 times a year - Spring, Summer and Fall.
Mix Plant-tone into the top 4 inches of soil at the rate of 4 lbs. per 100 sq. ft.
Dig hole twice as wide and same depth as root ball. Loosen roots and spread them into prepared hole. Remove 1/3 of soil and replace with compost or soil mix. Mix 1-2 cups of Plant-tone into soil mix. Do not mound the stems. Water thoroughly and add mulch to conserve water and control weeds.
In general, feed trees and shrubs twice a year - Spring and Fall. Feed flowers and vegetables once per month through the growing season. Sprinkle 1 cup of Plant-tone around the drip-line of the plant (forming a circle under the plant's outer leaves). For trees and shrubs, use 1 cup for each foot of branch spread (diameter of plant).
Mix 1 part Plant-tone to 25 parts soil. Feed established plants 1 tsp. of Plant-tone for each 3 inches of pot diameter. Repeat monthly.
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