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Important application Information for Zamzows Thrive and Tree and Shrub insect control.

Application Information

Measure Your Tree

Using a tape or string, measure the diameter and circumference of your tree. You will need both.

Mix Products

Zamzows Thrive - add one cup of Zamzows Thrive fertilizer to one gallon of water for every inch of trunk diameter. Example: Trunk diameter equals 6 inches. Mix 6 cups of Zamzows Thrive with 6 gallons of water.

Zamzows Tree & Shrub - add one ounce of Zamzows Tree & Shrub Insect Control to one gallon of water for every inch of trunk circumference. Example: Trunk circumference equals 12 inches. Mix 12 ounce of Zamzows Tree & Shrub with 1 gallon of water.


Zamzows Thrive - apply your mixed Zamzows Thrive and water to the ground in the drip zone of your tree.

Zamzows Tree & Shrub - apply your mixed Zamzows Tree & Shrub at the root flare, where they trunk goes into the ground.

Learn how to apply Zamzows Tree & Shrub

Additional Reading

Mastering Monthly Tree Care: From Planting to Thriving

Optimize tree growth with our Monthly Tree Care Guide. Learn pruning, watering techniques, use of Zamzows Thrive for lushness. Defend against pests, prepare for winter, nurture resilience. Let nature thrive. Your trees, nurtured to flourish. Read More.

When You Should Apply Zamzows Thrive To Your Plants

To say Zamzows Thrive is a fertilizer is only part of the story. It does provide your basic N-P-K macro-nutrients. The number of micro-nutrients it supplies to our soil sets it apart from any other fertilizer on the market. In addition to the nutrients, its naturally-based formula feeds the tiny organisms in the soil. It’s these micro-organisms that are the key to healthy plants. Read More.

Planting Your New Tree

There are many questions you should ask yourself when you are planting your new tree, like, how is my soil? How deep should I plant this tree? Should I use a stake to support this tree? How big should I dig the hole? How much water should I give this tree? All of these questions should be and are frequently asked. They all have a very simple answer. Read More.