Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3

Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3
Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3
Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3
Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3

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Product Overview

The Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food is a complex blend of 100 percent natural and organic ingredients that provides a complete and balanced feeding to meet the special nutritional needs of bulbs and tubers. The bulb-tone is rich in bone meal and it is enhanced with Bio-tone Beneficial Microbes that biologically boost the natural plant food to ensure excellent plant growth. This organic food breaks down slowly for steady and constant feeding. The product is certified safe for humans, pets and the environment. Also, this won't burn or leach away.

The Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food weighs 4 pounds and it is packed in an easy to close bag. 1 pound is equivalent to approximately 3 cupfuls. This plant food is highly recommended for all bulbs like crocus, daffodils, hyacinths and tulips.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Total Nitrogen - 3.0% Available Phosphate - 5.0% Soluble Potash - 3.0% Calcium - 6.0% Magnesium - 1.0% Sulfur - 1.0%
For use in Tulips, Daffodils, Crocus and Hyacinths
Application * See label for complete application instructions
Yield 4 lbs. covers up to 60 sq. ft.
Special Features Enhanced with Bio-tone beneficial microbes
Shipping Weight 4.08 lbs
Manufacturer The Espoma Company (Mfg. Number: BT4)
UPC 050197006040



One pound equals approx. 3 cupfuls

New Plantings

  • Plant bulbs in loose, well drained soil rich in organic matter.
  • Plant bulbs at the correct depth (see chart on side).
  • Row Planting - Mix 1.5 lbs. (4.5 cups) of Bulb-tone into the soil for each 25' of row.
  • Individual Bulbs - Apply 1.5 heaping teaspoons into the planting hole and cover with soil.
  • Bed Plantings - Mix 4 lbs. per 60 sq. ft. into the soil.

Feeding Established Bulbs

  • Apply Bulb-tone again when Spring and Summer plantings reach 6 inches in height.
  • Fall plantings can be fed again after they have bloomed in the Spring.
  • Bed Plantings - Apply 4 lbs. per 60 sq. ft. and wash off any plant food that is on the foliage.
  • Individual Bulbs - Sprinkle 1.5 heaping teaspoons around and 2-3 inches away from each plant.
  • Dahlias and gladioli can be fed monthly.

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If I put Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3 out and the dogs are attracted because of the bone meal in it, are there ingredients in it that will harm my dogs?

According to the manufacturer, Espoma Bulb-Tone Plant Food 3-5-3 will not be harmful to your dogs because the products do not contain any chemicals or toxins. 

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