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5oz. Bio-tone Starter Plus

(10 customer reviews)


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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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10 reviews for 5oz. Bio-tone Starter Plus

  1. Ronda (verified owner)

    I was a little apprehensive about ordering a shrub through the mail.However I just loved the Kaleidoscope Abelia and was unable to find it anywhere to purchase in store so I took the chance. I’m elated to say it arrived in perfect condition! EXTREMLEY well packaged and the plant itself looked like it was just store bought. Also purchased the Bio-Start. My husband planted it as directed & it’s looking great! Would definitely recommend.

  2. Howard O Johnson (verified owner)

    I agree with the reviewer who said “tops”. This is an excellent azalea starter.

  3. Ron (verified owner)

    Bio-Tone is high quality because it is organic and provides the right nutrients for small plants. Micorhizae in Bio-Tone is especially important because it helps the small hair roots take up nutrients. Myco is another brand that I started using 19 years ago in Florida.

  4. Martha L Butler (verified owner)

    Wish I’d purchased more.

  5. 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

  6. James Robbins (verified owner)

    This is helpful to get the plants off and running.

  7. 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.

  8. Pam Cocke

    Wonderful! Easy application..

  9. Pam Covke

    Wonderful! Easy to apply.

  10. 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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