BloomPlex™ (8-16-5) is an excellent nutrient blend for use on flowering plants, shrubs, herbs, fruits and vegetable gardens. Specially formulated with a high quality sources of phosphorus, BloomPlex is designed to promote flowering and fruiting as well as root development. It encourages establishment and plant growth, making it an essential fertilizer for seasonal color beds. BloomPlex is an ideal product from installation through life-long plant maintenance.
BloomPlex can be applied through fertigation, soil drench or foliar spray. It can be applied alone or tank mixed with other products. One gallon of BloomPlex contains 1.69 lbs. of phosphorus as P2O5 and 0.85 lbs. of nitrogen. Refer to the table below to find the volume of fertilizer to apply to achieve the desired amount of phosphorus. Shake well before using.
|desired lbs of P2O5 (Corresponding N)||fl. oz of BloomPlex|
|0.08 (0.04 lbs. N)||6.0|
|.10 (0.05 lbs N)||7.5|
|.125 (0.06 lbs N)||9.5|
|.25 (0.06 lbs N)||18.9|
ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS (INCLUDING FRUIT, VEGETABLE AND HERB GARDENS):
- Installation: Apply 6 to 12 oz. of BloomPlex in 50 gallons of water per 100 sq. ft.
- Maintenance: Mix 12 oz. of BloomPlex per 50 gallons of water. Apply 1 quart of diluted solution per sq. ft. For foliar spray, mix 1 oz. of BloomPlex per 2 gallons of water and spray foliage to the point of runoff. Reapply every 4 to 6 weeks or as needed throughout the growing season.
- Installation: Apply 6 to 12 oz. of BloomPlex in 3 to 5 gallons of water per 100 sq. ft.
- Maintenance: Mix 2 quarts of BloomPlex per 100 gallons of water. Apply 1 to 4 quarts of diluted solution per shrub depending on the size, using the lower rate for smaller shrubs and the higher rate for larger shrubs. Apply to the soil at the base of each shrub. Reapply every 4 to 6 weeks or as needed throughout the growing season.
COMPATIBILITY: Perform a standard “jar test” to check compatibility with other products before mixing.