Correct fertilization schedules help support large, colorful blooms.
Getting gorgeous blooms throughout the growing season doesn’t usually happen by chance. A good bloom fertilizer can create bigger, better and more fragrant flowers in your garden plants.
The right bloom booster is formulated for flowering plants, and it should be used at the right time to get the best results and not harm the plant’s root system or stems.
Flowering plant fertilizers, such as roses, vines and bulbs, usually have a higher amount of phosphorous, the middle number. The packaging on these bloom fertilizers typically is designated 15-30-20. The plant uses the phosphorous to feed its hungry blooms and extend the growing season.
Home garden fertilizers are often complete fertilizers, and they do a good job on everything from non-flowering bushes to a simple garden bed with vegetables. These types of general fertilizers contain the macronutrients that are required by most plants in the largest amount, such as 24-8-16. These also tend to carry a higher concentration of nitrogen, which is the first number on the packaging label, followed by smaller amounts of phosphorous and potassium.
When given to the plant just as buds begin to show along the stems, the bloom booster ensures that the plant is receiving the proper amount of phosphorous, which assists with water movement and the essential chlorophyll production.
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Around October, slowly begin to back off how much and h_ow often_ you apply a bloom fertilizer. This will offer the plant some time to settle in and adjust to the cooler weather. Let the outdoor plant prepare to go dormant to handle the harsh winter weather.
Apply a bloom fertilizer every week or two weeks while the plant is producing plenty of flowers. For indoor plants, a bloom booster can be added in small amounts throughout the year for continual blooms.
Getting a flowering plant or vine’s blooms to grow well beyond the growing season requires a bit of care and maintenance. There is a right time and way to correctly use a bloom fertilizer to produce an abundance of fragrant blooms during and long after the plant’s typical flowering period.
Synthetic fertilizers are made of various elemental compounds, mostly derived from the chemical chelation of minerals. The chelation process helps transform these minerals into nutrients that are easily absorbed by plants.
Overview: J R Peters Jack’s Classic Blossom Booster provides the essential NPK nutrients for flowering plants, plus micronutrients in an inexpensive water-soluble powder.
There are six major nutrients that cannabis plants require to grow – three of which are obtained from the air and water:
How it benefits flowering: NPK 5-50-17. Potent PK fertilizers like Hawaiian Bud will help plants stack up heavily with multiple bud sites. This can contribute to heavy yielding big bud harvests when applied correctly.
Application: Dissolve 3 tbsp of Maxicrop powder per gallon of water, suitable for all cultivation set-ups. Don’t spray buds it will stick.
- These include boron (B), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), manganese (Mn), molybdenum (Mo), zinc (Zn), nickel (Ni) and chloride (Cl).
- Being deficient in any of these micronutrients can impair growth.
Application: 1/4 teaspoon per gallon of water. Their 250g container treats 200 gallons of water. Suitable for any soil, coco, hydroponic or aeroponic system.
How it benefits flowering: NPK 3-9-4. This well-rounded dry fertilizer is suitable as a stand-alone flowering supplement.
Organic fertilizers are made of natural ingredients. The highest concentration of nutrients come from mineral powders, manures & animal parts. Seaweed and molasses are also used in organic bud foods to promote beneficial bacteria and aide in plant growth processes. The presence of mycorrhizal fungi can help plants absorb organic nutrients like Phosphorus easier.
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