A fruit and tree conditioner containing 60 mineral elements including nitrogen, natural rock phosphate, potassium, sulphate, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, boron, plant available silica and over 30 beneficial microbe and fungi species.
Why use Fruit Blend?
The main criteria required for establishing a healthy fruit tree is to ensure that the soil is balanced, an adequate supply of quality water is available and the planting stock is healthy and vigorous.
What does it do?
Provides a balance of nutrients as required by the fruiting plant. This improves the flowering of the plant as well as producing better quality fruit with enhanced keeping qualities. Promotes a more robust, healthier root system, which allows the plant to better withstand adverse conditions.
Where and when to use it
All newly planted or established fruit trees and other fruiting plants. Fruit Blend has been blended specifically to enhance maturing fruit quality and improve shelf life, while maintaining healthy plant growth.
Application rates / How often do you use it?
YOUNG NON-BEARING PLANTS generally every 6 months.
ESTABLISHED PLANTS applied at various stages of growth, but generally 4-5 times per year. More often if necessary.
PREPARATION OF SOIL PRIOR TO PLANTING
Loosen a minimum of 1 square metre of soil for each tree. Apply products as per establishment guide below. Turn over the soil and water thoroughly. Lightly mulch to a depth of 5cm. Ideally this preparation to be completed three months prior to planting, otherwise proceed from planting.
GARDEN MATE, GARDEN DELIGHT AND FRUIT BLEND WORKING TOGETHER
GARDEN MATE soil and plant conditioner, mineral and trace element source, pH maintenance, replaces the need for lime, gypsum and dolomite, beneficial micro-fora and nitrogen production where mulch is used.
FRUIT BLEND Mineral based fertiliser with a balance of nutrients to achieve great taste and keeping qualities.
GARDEN DELIGHT 100% natural composted plant food provides extra minerals and humates to maintain healthy topsoil environment.
Other important information
- Stabilises soil pH.
- Best response, when spread on the soil and worked in or watered in with irrigation.
- Ideal to use during fruit development.
- For best results use in conjunction with other Earthlife garden products.