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Espoma Bio Tone Starter Fertilizer 5oz pack

5oz. Bio-tone Starter Plus

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  • Bio-Tone starter packet
  • Microbe enhanced all-natural plant food
  • Includes both endo and ecto mycorrhizae
  • Grows larger root mass to help plants establish fast
  • Promotes bigger blooms and reduces transplant loss

About 5oz. Bio-tone Starter Plus

  • Grows larger root mass to help plants establish fast
  • Reduces transplant loss
  • Promotes bigger blooms
  • Microbe enhanced all-natural organic fertilizer with no sludges or fillers

When to Use Bio-Tone

Use Bio-Tone Starter Plus when planting your flowers, vegetables, trees or shrubs to help establish large root systems quickly. This product helps ensure that your new plantings get maximum water and nutrients from the soil by quickly establishing their root systems.

How Much Bio-Tone Should You Use?

The 5oz sample packet should be good for one 2-3 gallon plant or can be used on 2.5 quart or smaller plantings. If needing to feed multiple plants, try our 4 lb bag of Bi0-Tone and save!

Follow this table from Espoma for usage amounts:

Plant Size Cups Lbs.
Up to Two Gallon 1 1/3
Three Gallon 1.5 1/2
Fifteen Gallon 4 1-1/3
24″ Ball 6 2
36″ Ball 24 8
48″ Ball 30 10

How to Apply Your Bio-Tone Starter

  • Flower Beds:  Mix into the top 4-6″ of soil prior to planting.
  • Trees & Shrubs:  Mix into the soil used to backfill the planting hole.
  • Container Plantings:  Mix thoroughly into the soil mix prior to planting.
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6 reviews for 5oz. Bio-tone Starter Plus

  1. Jeannine (verified owner)

    I ordered 5 of these to go with the plants I ordered. I did not receive any of them.

    • Team PBM

      Ms Jeannine, This is the first I have heard of this. If you have any concerns about your order please reach out to customer service. I am sending these out to you today. I deeply apologize for the packaging error. – Christy

  2. James Robbins (verified owner)

    This is helpful to get the plants off and running.

  3. PHYLLIS B COPLEY (verified owner)

    Was disappointed that it did not tell me I would need the entire package for one plant so had to split this one between 3 plants.

  4. Pam Cocke

    Wonderful! Easy application..

  5. Pam Covke

    Wonderful! Easy to apply.

  6. Janet Harrison

    One of these 5oz. bags is good for up to a 2 gallon plant; 2 bags for 5 gallon; 4 bags for 15 gallon. These are fantastic to add to your plant order, especially if you are getting just one or two plants. Makes starting your new plants off to be a success easy. Like that it’s all natural with mycorrhizae & microbes.

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