Ideal for fruit trees and ALL flowering plants! Dr. Earth Bud & Bloom Booster (4-10-7) is a hand-crafted organic fertilizer used to promote MAXIMUM blooms and strong root development. Each 4 lb box feeds 80 one-gallon plants or 16 five-gallon plants.
Dr. Earth Organic 8 was created to meet the highest standard of fertility needs for ALL fruit trees, citrus, vines, bougainvilleas, roses and flowering plants. Contains a premium blend of organic-based ingredients, including fish bone meal, feather meal, potassium sulfate, alfalfa meal, kelp meal, seaweed extract and seven strains of Pro-Biotic beneficial soil microbes, PLUS Ecto and Endo Mycorrhizae.
• 100% Natural & Organic — eliminates the need for chemical fertilizers!
• Slow release — feeds your plants and your soil over time!
• Promotes more abundant buds, blooms and fruit
• Contains seven strains of PRO-BIOTIC soil microbes
• Contains eight select strains of Ecto and Endo Mycorrhizae
• Promotes strong, healthy root development
• SAFE for people and pets
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Apply Dr. Earth Organic 8 fertilizer every other month throughout the growing season.
Fruit Trees, Citrus, Grapes & Berries
New Plantings: Before you plant, add 2 cups Bud & Bloom Booster per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is finished, add an additional cup around the plant and mix into the soil. Water thoroughly.
Established Plants: Use 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4″ to 6″ above the soil line.) Work into the soil gently, use inside of the drip line, or make a fertilizer tea as per the section below. Water thoroughly.
Flowering Shrubs, Vines & Roses
New Plantings: Before you plant, add 1 cup Dr. Earth fertilizer per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. After planting, add an additional cup around the plant and mix into the soil. Water thoroughly. Apply every 8 weeks during the growing season.
Established Plants: Use 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4″ to 6″ above the soil line.) Work into the soil gently, use inside of the drip line. May also be applied as a fertilizer tea (see section below). Water thoroughly and apply every other month during the growing season.
Flowering Container Plants
New Plantings: When planting, mix 1 heaping tablespoon Organic 8 to each quart of potting soil, or add 1/2 cup per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of medium. Water in well. Your newly potted plants will love it!
Established Plants: Sprinkle 1 tablespoon for a 6-inch container, or 4 tablespoons for a 12-inch container. Mix into the soil gently and cover with a thin layer of organic mulch, when possible. Water thoroughly.
Fertilizer Tea, Foliar Feeding and Deep Root Feeding
For a rich liquid mixture of Dr. Earth Organic 8, mix 2 pounds, or 5 cups for every 5 gallons of water. Let stand 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 plants, or 2 to 4 cups for larger plants. Use full strength to foliar feed and for deep root feeding of all plants.