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Plant-tone Organic Plant Food - 4lb
Plant tone Organic Plant Food / Fertilizer

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Our Price : $8.29

Product Code: PTONE04

Plant-tone ( 5 - 3 - 3 ) - All Natural Plant Food with Bio-tone Microbes

The Original All Natural, All Purpose Plant Food

Plant-tone is the original all natural plant food made from the finest quality organics available. Plant-tone's natural organics break down gradually, providing a safe, long lasting food reservoir activated throughout the growing season. Won't burn delicate root systems, or leach out of soil - both common problems associated with synthetic / chemical based fertilizers and plant foods. Plant-tone's all natural formula contains Bio-tone®, our proprietary blend of beneficial microbes. Bio-tone biologically enhances our natural plant food to ensure superior plant growth.

We recommend using this food for just about any species of deciduous trees, shrubs, grasses, and daylilies. It is especially beneficial for the following selections we grow: Crape Myrtles, Barberry, Boxwood, and Distylium just to name a few. Can literally be used on ANY plant that we offer, and we have used this food at one time or another on everything we grow. But we do suggest the Holly Tone for evergreen species, and Rose Tone for all Rose varieties, and other smaller flowering shrubs.

For New Plantings :

Dig hole larger than root of plant so that roots can spread naturally. Remove 1/2 of the soil and replace it with compost, peat moss or humus. Mix 1 cup of Plant-tone into amended soil. Place the plant in the hole so that it sits at the same depth it was previously growing ( use soil mark on the trunk as a guide ). Fill the hole halfway with amended soil. Pack the soil firmly, soak it with water, and allow it to settle. Finish filling hole leaving the top two inches loose for easy absorption of water. Make slight depression around the plant to help hold water. Add mulch to help conserve water, slow down evaporation, and control weeds. Keep well watered until plant is established.

For Established Plants :

Feed acid-loving plants twice yearly - Spring and Fall. Use half the recommended rate in the Fall application. If the area to be fed is mulched, it is preferable to remove the mulch, feed and then restore the mulch on top of the plant food. If this is not possible, double all recommended feeding rates.

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