Down To Earth Acid Mix – 5 lb



The perfect fertilizer for acid soil loving plants, Down to Earth's Acid Mix is a fertilizer blended for plants that need a low pH soil. Depending on the season acid mix can provide different results, applying during the early spring helps boost vegetive growth, while applying during the late fall promotes healthy roots and boosts resistance to extreme temperatures.

  • Guaranteed Analysis: 4-3-6
  • Size: 5 lb

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Down To Earth Acid Mix

Down To Earth’s Acid Mix 4-3-6 is a fertilizer blended for plants that thrive in a low pH soil like blueberries and raspberries, rhododendrons, azaleas, hydrangeas, evergreen trees and shrubs. To encourage lush flowers and fruit, apply DTE Acid Mix 4-3-6 in early spring for vegetative growth and again when blooms appear. Fall applications promote root growth and boost resistance to extreme winter temperatures.

Application Rates:

Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 oz, depending on plant size and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.

Containers & Houseplants: For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 5-10 lbs per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.

Trees & Shrubs: Spread 1 lb per 1″ of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.

Guaranteed Analysis:

  • Total Nitrogen (N) 4.0%
    • 0.4% Water Soluble Nitrogen
    • 3.6% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
  • Available Phosphate (P2O5) 3.0%
  • Soluble Potash (K2O) 6.0%
  • Calcium (Ca) 3.0%
  • Magnesium (Mg) 2.0%
  • Sulfur (S) 2.0%
Derived from: Cottonseed Meal, Fish Bone Meal, Langbeinite, Rock Phosphate and Kelp Meal


Weight 5.3 lbs
Dimensions 3.8 × 8.1 × 10.7 in
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