Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

asleep_in_the_gardenApril 17, 2013

Anyone used it?

Someone gave me a big box of the stuff and I'm curious to see if anyone here has advice/warnings.

I've never used this stuff before. :)

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

It appears to be similar to any number of other soluble plant fertilizers. Would you like to tell us the ingredients on the label?

My only advice about fertilizers is that you understand the needs of your plants and how the product is directed to be used.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 5:30AM
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asleep_in_the_garden

It's 24 8 16 if that helps like a teaspoon per gallon but I'm thinking I will make it weaker than that for regular watering.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 5:37AM
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auron22(6b OH)

If you don't have anything sensitive to fertilizer then as long as it is diluted more than what the directions suggest it will probably be fine. Then again, I don't know what you have :/

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 7:52AM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

Asleep, does it contain any minor elements?

    Bookmark   April 18, 2013 at 9:16AM
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asleep_in_the_garden

Wondered where this post went! lol

ok here's what I can make out on the side of the box(I need new glasses,ugh!).

Total Nitrogen 24%

3.1 Ammoniacol Nitrogen
1.2% nitrate nitrogen
16.1% Urea Nitrogen
0.9% Other Water Soluble Nitrogen
2.7% Water Insoluble Nitrogen

available phosphate 8.0%
soluble Potash 16.0%
Total Copper 0.7%
Total Iron 0.15%
Molybdenum 0.0005%
Total Zinc 0.06%

    Bookmark   April 22, 2013 at 12:57AM
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