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Starter Mix, 3-3-3

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Description

Description

This Starter Mix, 3-3-3 is the perfect way to get your delicate young starts and new seedlings in the ground and ready to thrive.

It's a great starter and transplant formula that provides essential primary and secondary plant nutrients, along with a beneficial mix of endomycorrhizal fungi to ensure successful planting, expansive root development and vigorous early growth.

Starter Mix can be used throughout the growing season for transplanting, preparing seed starting soil mixes and for container grown flowers, herbs and vegetables.  The objective is to ensure physical contact between the roots and the inoculated fertilizer.

Ingredients: Alfalfa Meal, Fish Bone Meal, Langbeinite, Oyster Shell, Basalt, Feather Meal and Kelp Meal.

Interested in reading more about organic soil amendments? We have additional information located on our Organic Soil Amendments page.

Conversions:   3 cups = 1 lb;   ½ cup = 2.6 oz;   2 ½ tbsp = 1ozomri-image.png

Suggested application rates:
 
Vegetable Gardens and Flower Beds
 
¤ New: apply 1/4 - 1/2 cup per square foot and thoroughly mix into the top 3" of soil.
 
¤ Larger: apply 2.5lb - 5lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3" of soil.
 
¤ Transplants:  add 1 - 2 tbsp per hole, mix into soil and water well.
 
¤ Seeding:  apply 1/4 cup per linear row foot and mix into soil.
 
Outdoor Containers
 
¤ New:  add 2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly (1 cup per cubic foot or 5 - 10lbs per cubic yard).
 
¤ Established:  mix 2 - 4 tbsp per gallon of soil when transplanting.
 
Trees and Shrubs
 
¤ New:  prepare hole and mix 1 - 3 cups with the back fill soil, using amended soil to fill in around the new plant and water well.
 
¤ Transplants: prepare hole and mix 1 - 3 cups with the back fill soil, using amended soil to fill in around the transplant plant and water well.
 
For maximum shelf life, store between 40° and 85° F. Avoid temperatures in excess of 140° 

 

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Warranty:
3-3-3. OMRI Certified. Total Nitrogen (N) 3.0%: 0.6% Water Soluble Nitrogen; 2.4% Water Insoluble Nitrogen; Available Phosphate (P2O5) 3.0%; Soluble Potash (K2O) 3.0%; Calcium (Ca) 6.0%; Magnesium (Mg) 1.0%; Sulfur (S) 2.0%; Iron (Fe) 0.5%. Also contains non plant food ingredient(s): 2.5% Humic Acids derived from Leonardite. Endomycorrhizal fungi: Glomus intraradices, G. mosseae, G. aggregatum, G. etunicatum – 1.0 prop/gm each. (1,814 prop/lb total)
Availability:
25lb and 50lb Bags Available by Special Order. Conversions: 3 cups = 1 lb; ½ cup = 2.6 oz; 2 ½ tbsp = 1oz
Width
4.20
Height
5.50
Depth
2.10
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