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Southern Ag 12-48-8 Plant Starter Fertilizer - 25 Lbs.

Southern Ag 12-48-8 Plant Starter Soluble Fertilizer 12-48-8 Plant Starter Fertilizer is a water soluble fertilizer plus minors high in phosphorous,for more roots and flowers and is great for transplanting and bedding plants. Rate of use: Transplant Solution: For use when transplanting tobacco, tomatoes, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, pepper and annual plants. Mix 3 pounds in 50 gallons of transplant water (2 tablespoonfuls per gallon). For annuals and vegetable sets use 1/2 to 1 pint of transplant solution per plant. When transplanting through plastic mulch, and when transplanting where high soluble salt concentrations in the soil are anticipated, use 1 pound per 100 gallons of water (1 teaspoonful per gallon). Soil Drench: For newly seeded row crops, use 3 pounds in 50 gallons of water (2 tablespoonfuls per gallon). Apply as a drench using 1 pint to 4 linear feet of row. For new plantings (trees and ornamentals) use 3 pounds in 50 gallons of water (2 Tbls. per gallon). Apply as a drench using 1 pint per sq. ft. of drench area. Foliar Spray: Use at the rate of 3 pounds in 60 gallons of water ( 1 1/2 tablespoonfuls per gallon). Constant Feed: Where injector systems are used, the table may be used to determine the amount of fertilizer to use in concentrate tank. When constant feeding, it is often desirable to leach potted and benched plants about once a week in order to avoid excessive fertilizer build up, particularly on the soil surface.
Active Ingredients:
  • Nitrogen - 12% (Nitrate Nitrogen - 2.30%; Ammoniacal Nitrogen - 9.10%; Urea Nitrogen - 0.60%)
  • Phosphate - 48%
  • Potash - 8%
  • Boron - 0.02%
  • Chlorine - not more than 1%
  • Copper (Cu) - 0.05%
  • Iron (Fe) - 0.10%
  • Manganese (Mn) - 0.05%
  • Molybdenum (Mo) - 0.0005%
  • Zinc (Zn) - 0.05%

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