Organic Plant Food
Phosphorus-Free Organic Plant Food
Perfect for novice and professional gardeners alike, Natural Alternative® Organic Plant Food with 5-0-5 fertilizer provides plants with the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Give plants the nitrogen and potassium required for healthy roots and stems. Fortified with calcium, magnesium, iron and sulfur, this organic plant food is formulated to provide optimum results for balanced feeding.
Premium organic food for quality plants
Packed with beneficial microbes, professional growers trust our 5-0-5 organic plant food, which can be applied to vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs, seeds, and bulbs. Our organic food is great for indoor and outdoor plants, providing continual feeding for sustainable and visible results.
New Tree/Shrub Planting: Mix Natural Alternative organic plant food with humus and add the mixture into the planting hole before planting. Use 1/4 cup of mixture OR organic plant food per foot of shrub or tree height. Water.
Established Trees/Shrubs: Apply 1/4 cup of organic plant food per foot of shrub height in spring and fall to the soil or mulch under the tree/shrub. Work the organic plant food in lightly with a rake or hand cultivator.
New Beds: Mix 6.5 lbs. per 64 square feet (8' x 8' plot) and incorporate the organic plant food with a rake into the top 4 – 5" soil.
Established Beds: Apply 2.5 lbs of organic plant food per 64 square feet (8' x 8' plot). Sprinkle the product lightly at the base of the plants and before mulch is applied. Apply the organic food for plants in spring and fall and remember, too little is better than too much!
Potted and Container Plants: Use 1 tablespoon of organic plant food per 6 inches of pot diameter every 4 – 6 weeks.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, Natural Alternative All-Purpose Plant Food 5-0-5 can be used for both indoor and outdoor plants.
For established beds, Natural Alternative All-Purpose Plant Food 5-0-5 should be applied at a rate of 2.5 lbs. per 64 square feet (8' x 8' plot). Sprinkle the product lightly at the base of the plants. Fertilize before mulch is applied. Apply in spring and fall. Remember, too little is better than too much!
No, Natural Alternative All-Purpose Plant Food 5-0-5 is phosphorus-free.
The recommended application rate of Natural Alternative All-Purpose Plant Food 5-0-5 for potted and container plants is 1 tablespoon per 6 inches of pot diameter every 4 – 6 weeks.