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NLR - Tree & Shrub 4-2-4 with Mycorrhizal Fungi - 5 lbs


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Formulated for transplanting bare root tree, ball and burlap shrubs and container plants

SKU: R21942

Tree & Shrub 4-2-4 with Mycorrhizal Fungi

Formulated for transplanting bare root tree, ball and burlap shrubs and container plants, Down To Earth's Tree and Shrub mix is enhanced with mycorrhizal fungi to encourage extensive root development and to protect a variety of plant stresses. Transplant shock, drought and other environmental extremes can negatively impact a young plant's growth potential, so use our specially designed mix to help ensure survival and promote rapid establishment.

Application Rates:

DTE Tree & Shrub can be mixed into soil directly under cuttings, bare root trees, shrubs and vines or blended into potting mixes. The objective is to ensure the physical contact between the roots and the inoculated fertilizer.

Trees, Shrubs & Vines: For new plantings, apply 1-2 tablespoons per inch of stem caliper directly to plant roots or mixed into soil in prepared transplant hole. For mature plants, drill in holes 3-6 inches deep in a grid pattern; use 1-2 tablespoons per hole.

Nursery Containers: For new plantings, mix 1/2 lb per cubic foot of potting soil or 5-10 lbs per cubic yard; use higher rate for smaller pots and trays. For established plants, apply 1-2 tablespoons per gallon of soil when transplanting.

Guaranteed Analysis:

Total Nitrogen (N)

  • 0.6% Water Soluble Nitrogen
  • 3.4% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
Available Phosphate (P2O5) 2.0%
Soluble Potash (K2O) 4.0%

Derived from: Fish Bone Meal, Corn Gluten Meal, Langbeinite, Greensand, Volcanic Ash and Kelp Meal

What is "N-P or K"?

Nitrogen (N) - Nitrogen is necessary for lush, green, leafy growth. An excess, however, will promote vegetative growth at the expense of the fruit or flowers. Nitrogen is generally applied at higher concentrations in early growth stages. 

Phosphorus (P) - Phosphorus will promote big, bright bloom and enhanced fruit production. Phosphorus is essential for fruiting, flowering, strong root growth and quality seed development.

Potassium (K) - Potassium, or potash, helps produce strong sturdy plants and quality fruit. Potassium naturally increases a plants resistance to all types of stress and is vital for cell growth and carbohydrate metabolism.

Down To Earth has been supplying premium quality natural and organic fertilizers and soil amendments to gardeners, farmers and manufactures for over 30 years. Down To Earth offers a complete selection of all natural products for your home and garden. Compostable packaging printed on 100% recycled (85% post consumer) box board with vegetable-based inks.

Tree & Shrub 4-2-4 with Mycorrhizal Fungi Specs

  • 5 lbs

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