Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food - Questions & Answers

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  • Asked by Emily
    06/26/2017
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    When is the best time to apply Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food?
    before its to rain? or when its not to rain
    A

    Per the manufacturer, Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food can be applied at anytime. If plants are experiencing drought or really dry soil, then it is suggested to water the plant before applying the product. Light to moderate rain is perfectly fine before or after an application. If heavy rain or storms are predicted it is suggested to wait until the following morning once the rain has stopped to apply the product.    

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  • Asked by Linda from Oxford, Pa
    09/02/2019
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    How long is Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food good for? Does it expire?
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    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food has a shelf life of about 3 years if kept in a cool dry place.

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    549 of 626 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by Ron from Tucson, Arizona
    05/02/2015
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    How can 1/2 teaspoon of Miracle Gro diluted in one gallon of water really feed plants.?
    It would be so diluted, in my opinion so as to be ineffective as a plant food.
    A
    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food is mixed at 1/2 tsp per gallon of water for indoor plants and 1 TBSP per gallon of water for outdoor plants. This application is made to indoor plants once every two weeks and outdoor every 7-14 days. The dilution recommendations are important and will provide enough food to the plant and still be very effective if following the product label instructions.
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  • Asked by Harry from Huntington, Ny
    06/30/2015
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    Can you use Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food if it's going to rain in about 8 hours
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    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food will still work if it rains 8 hours after application. n fact the rain will help it to penetrate  more quickly.
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  • Asked by Jacquie from Minneapolis
    11/01/2018
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    Once Miracle-Gro granules are diluted in water, how long is the solution effective?
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    We would not recommend to leave Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food diluted longer than 24 hours. Water is the carrier and leaving it as a mixed solution for longer than 24 hours may allow it to loose it's efficacy.

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  • Asked by Mark from La Crosse, Wi
    07/23/2017
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    Does Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food need to be reapplied if it rains hard immediately following application?
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    It is recommended that you re-apply Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food every 7-14 days to ensure that your plants thrive. If it rains after this product is applied, there is no need to reapply the product since it works instantly. 

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  • Asked by Gail from Woodbury Heights
    08/01/2017
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    Can I water after applying Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food?
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    We would recommend waiting at least 24 hours applying Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food  to continue watering your plants. Be sure to apply the product to your plants every 7-14 days for the best results.
     

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  • Asked by Dustin from Winchester Ohio
    03/01/2015
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    The three numbers on the Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food which number is the nutrition level
    A
    The numbers on the Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food is only for the fertilizer Analysis: 24-8-16, 24% Nitrogen - 8% Phosphate -16% Potash.  Other ingredients and nutrients are listed on the product label.
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  • Asked by Marisol from Tampa, Fl
    08/01/2018
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    Will the All Purpose Plant Food harm the surrounding grass?
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    You should avoid applications to turf when using Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food. It should only be used for Houseplants, Flowers, Vegetables, Roses, Shrubs and Trees.

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    85 of 126 people found this answer helpful.
  • Asked by David from Bishopville Md
    07/15/2017
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    How often should I use Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food on fruit trees?
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    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food is not labeled for fruit trees.  We would recommend using a fertilizer that is intened for fruit trees such as, Ferti-Lome Fruit, Citrus and Pecan Tree Food 19-10-5

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  • Asked by Jeff from Minocqua
    07/19/2018
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    I understand indoor vs outdoor, but is there a difference in application for outdoor plants in pots with Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food?
    A

    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food states on the label for outdoor plants mix 1 ½ tbsp per 1 ½ gallons of water in watering can.  This would apply to in ground or potted plants.

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  • Asked by Len from The Villatges Florida
    10/18/2013
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    How do I fertilize a 6' tall hydrangea plant with Miracle Grow All Purpose Plant Food?
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    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food is mixed at 1 TBSP per gallon of water. You will feed every 7 to 14 days.
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  • Asked by Fred from Gordon, Ne
    06/26/2018
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    When is the best time to apply Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food?
    A

    Per the manufacturer, Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food can be applied at any time. If plants are experiencing drought or really dry soil, then it is suggested to water the plant before applying the product. Light to moderate rain is perfectly fine before or after an application. If heavy rain or storms are predicted it is suggested to wait until the following morning once the rain has stopped to apply the product.    

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  • Asked by Bobby from Tyner, Nc. 27980
    06/21/2013
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    How many ounces of miracle grow are in one feeder packet?
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    Each feeder packet of Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food contains .64 oz of product. Please review the product label for application instructions.
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  • Asked by Jojo from San Diego, Ca
    07/09/2017
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    Can I use Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food for my flowers' vase water?
    A

    You can use Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food at a rate of 1/2 teaspoon (not tablespoon) per gallon of water, and apply every 2 weeks to houseplants. This product is not for direct vase applicatons.

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  • Asked by Evelyn from Tarpon Springs, Fl
    05/20/2019
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    Can Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food be used on Meyer lemon trees?
    A

    Per the Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food label it can be used on all trees and shrubs.

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  • Asked by Fred from Franklin, Wi 53132
    07/24/2014
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    What is the strength of the Miracle-Gro Water Soluable All Purpose Plant Food? I have a older box that is 15-30-15.
    I have a plastic box with a measuring scoop that I saved, but the last box I bought had those bags not bulk like I'm used to. Not suited for measuring especially when used for in-door watering. What's UP?
    A
    Miracle-Gro Water Soluable All Purpose Plant Food has a fertilizer analysis of 24-8-16.
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  • Asked by Sue from Vacaville Ca
    05/02/2021
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    How soon can I eat my veggies after using Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food?
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    According to the manufacturer, there is no necessary wait time between application and consuming vegetables when using the Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food. However, it is advised to wash the plant thoroughly before consuming. You may wish to contact the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's product support directly at 1-800-645-8166 for further assistance.

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  • Asked by Harry
    07/17/2015
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    Should I use Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food if it's a little windy?
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    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food is mixed with water so the wind will effect it if it is over 5 mph. We would recommend not spraying when it is over that.

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  • Asked by Bernard from Suffolk U.k.
    03/02/2019
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    Can I use Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food if the powder becomes damp?
    A

    Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food is best stored where it would not get wet before use.  Since it is water soluble, any moisture would cause it to break down and become less effective.

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