The fertilizer that we provide is a
custom mix that has been specially prepare for us. It has been blended to meet the very special needs of
tropical fruit trees that are grown here in South Florida. When used correctly, you will find that the
fertilizer is extremely cost effective. Because of the lack of fillers in the mix you will
apply less, and because it provides balanced nutrition it usually eliminates
need to supplement with other products.
The price for one 50 lb. bag is $20.00, including
For young or recently planted trees we recommend
that you fertilize them every 4 to 6 weeks. Some people may choose to fertilize every three
months for established trees. However because of South Florida's sandy
soil most of the fertilizer may be washed away with the rains. We choose to fertilize in smaller amounts every 4 to 6 weeks
providing a more consistent supply of nutrition to the trees. Very large
mature trees do not require fertilizer often. and you should applied it only as needed.
Newly planted trees should be
given one month to establish themselves after planting, before
you fertilize them for the first time.
The following is a general guide line. Because of
varying conditions it may not meet the specific needs of every tree all
of the time. It is essential that you assess the needs of your
trees regularly, and make necessary adjustments to their care
For every 1inch in the diameter of the trunk of the
tree, you should apply 1 lb. of fertilizer around the outer drip line
where the young feeder roots are located. The outer drip line is the
farthest point away from the trunk of the tree where the water drips
down from the branches.
For each1 inch
of trunk diameter use1 pound of fertilizer
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