Great for flowering herbs and root vegetables, Bio-Live 5-4-2 is a rich organic blend of premium marine by-products infused with a diverse mixture of beneficial microorganisms.
This unique blend improves resource utilization and enhance nutrient uptake with the select mycorrhizal fungi and bacterial species rapidly colonizing the rhizosphere in the surrounding soil.
Ideal for all plant types. Use to encourage expansive root systems, increased crop yields and superior quality flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables.
Ingredients: Fish Bone Meal, Fish Meal, Alfalfa Meal, Crab Meal, Shrimp Meal, Langbeinite and Kelp Meal. Also contains non-plant food ingredients of 2.5% Humic Acids derived from Leonardite.
Interested in reading more about organic soil amendments? We have additional information located on our Organic Soil Amendments page.
Conversions: 3.5 cups = 1 lb; 1/2 cup = 2 oz; 1 Tbsp = 0.5 oz
Suggested application rates:
The objective is to ensure physical contact between the roots and the inoculated fertilizer.
Vegetable Gardens and Flower Beds
¤ New: apply 5 lbs per 100 sq ft and mix thoroughly into the top 3" of soil.
¤ Transplants: add 1 -2 Tbsp per hole mixing into the soil and watering well.
Row Crops / Acreage
¤ Apply 500 - 1000 lbs per acre depending on the specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre. Can be banded directly under seed or transplants or incorporated in desired planting locations pre-plant.
Trees, Shrubs and Vines
¤ New: prepare transplant hole, mixing 1 - 2 cups with the back fill soil, using amended soil to fill in around the new plant and water well.
¤ New: add 1/4 - 1/2 cup per gallon of soil mixing thoroughly (or add 12.5 - 25 lbs per cubic yard).
¤ Established: mix 2 - 4 Tbsp per gallon of soil when transplanting.
Shelf Life: store between 40 and 85 F.
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- 5-4-2. OMRI Certified. Nitrogen Total (N) 5.0%: 0.4% Water Soluble Nitrogen-4.6% Water Insoluble Nitrogen. Available Phosphate (P2O5) 4.0%. Soluble Potash (K2O) 2.0%
- 25lb and 50lb Bags available as Shop Pick Up Only. Conversions: 3.5 cups = 1 lb; 1/2 cup = 2 oz; 1 Tbsp = 0.5 oz