Great for flowering herbs, root vegetables!
Down To Earth’s Bio-Live 5-4-2 is a rich, organic fertilizer featuring a unique blend of premium marine byproducts infused with a diverse mixture of beneficial microorganisms that improve resource utilization and enhance nutrient uptake. Select mycorrhizal fungi and bacterial species rapidly colonize the rhizosphere and surrounding soil. Ideal for all plant types, use DTE Bio-Live 5-4-2 to encourage expansive root systems, increased crop yields and superior quality flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables.
NITROGEN TOTAL (N) 5.0%0.4% Water Soluble Nitrogen4.6% Water Insoluble NitrogenAVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 4.0%SOLUBLE POTASH (K2O) 2.0%
ALSO CONTAINS NON-PLANT FOOD INGREDIENT(S): 2.5% Humic Acids derived from LeonarditeEndomycorrhizal fungi: Glomus intraradices, G. mosseae, G. aggregatum, G. etunicatum – 0.2 prop/gm each; Glomus deserticola, G. monosporum, G. clarum, Paraglomus brasilianum, Gigaspora margarita – 0.16 prop/gm each. (725 prop/lb total)Ectomycorrhizal fungi: Rhizopogon villosulus, R. luteolus, R. amylopogon, R. fulvigleba – 300 prop/gm each; Pisolithus tinctorius – 5,500 prop/gm; Scleroderma cepa, S. citrinum – 575 prop/gm each. (3.5 million prop/lb total)Trichoderma: Trichoderma harzianum, T. koningii – 13,750 CFU/gm each. (12.4 million CFU/lb total)Saccharomyces: Saccharomyces cerevisiae – 18,250 CFU/gm. (8.2 million CFU/lb total)Bacteria: Bacillus azotoformans, B. coagulans, B. licheniformis, B. megaterium, B. pumilus, Paenibacillus durum, P.
DTE Bio-Live™ can be mixed into surrounding soil when transplanting or blended into potting mixes. The objective is to ensure physical contact between the roots and the inoculated fertilizer.
3.5 cups ≈ 1 lb; ½ cup ≈ 2 oz; 1 tbsp ≈ 0.5 oz
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 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.
Containers: For new plantings, add ¼-½ cup per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 12.5-25 lbs per cubic yard. For established plants, mix 2-4 tbsp per gallon of soil when transplanting.
Trees, Shrubs & Vines:For new plants, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new plant and water in well.