Down to Earth Acid Mix 4-3-6 - 1 lb. Box - is blended especially for acid lovers like rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, hydrangeas, evergreen trees and shrubs, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, potatoes, and other plants that need a low pH. To encourage lush flowers and fruit, use our Acid Mix in early spring for vegetative growth and again when blooms appear. Ingredients: Cottonseed Meal, Langbeinite, Fish Bone Meal, Rock Phosphate, Humates and Kelp Meal.
TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 4.0%
0.4% Water Soluble Nitrogen
3.6% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 3.0%
SOLUBLE POTASH (K2O) 6.0%
CALCIUM (Ca) 3.0%
MAGNESIUM (Mg) 2.0%
SULFUR (S) 2.0%
Derived from: Cottonseed Meal, Fish Bone Meal, Langbeinite, Rock Phosphate, and Kelp Meal.
ALSO CONTAINS NON-PLANT FOOD INGREDIENT(S):
2.5% Humic Acids derived from Leonardite
To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 linear feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. For new berry plants (1-2 years old), prepare transplant hole and mix ½ cup with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new plant and water in well. To feed established berries, apply 1 cup per plant in early Spring, mix into soil surface and water in well. Repeat application when blooms appear and again in Fall at half the recommended amount
Containers & Houseplants:
For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 5-10 lbs per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:
To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 oz, depending on plant size and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.
Trees & Shrubs:
Spread 1 lb per 1″ of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.