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Old 01-28-2018, 04:01 PM
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Fertilizer reviews

It's called orchid love


Any reviews on how good or bad it is


Questions?? comments? ?
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It may be fine, but it is hard to tell since the label doesn't include information on all the ingredients. This alone would make me suspicious.

If you are interested in evaluating fertilizers, I suggest you do some reading at Fertilizer Information - First Rays LLC
There is a wealth of information on how to provide the nutrients your plants need.
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Just checked the product. I think it should be ok but you may find there are better products in your country. But it also could be perfect for you. It seems to be a bloom booster and not a growth booster (outside of the flowering period). So you may need another fertiliser for your growing period but this one would be good to promote flowering.
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I looked it up, and would skip this product. No fertilizer analysis on the label (big warning sign) and very expensive. In the USA at least, you can get better granular fertilizers at one quarter of the cost.

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Added later: I now recall reading about, and posting about, this product on another forum a few years ago. Another poster on that thread tried contacting the company repeatedly for information on the product, never got a reply back. Same company markets minerals derived from "extremely clean sea water" as a mineral supplement for orchids (I wish I was kidding). I would stay away from this product.
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Okay thanks I dumped the orchid love out and brought some new fertilizer it's called general organics

bio thrive bloom.


I got it at a place called roots hydro organics the fertilizer numbers are 2, 4,4
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Bio thrive bloom expensive, but possibly not harmful.

Listed ingredients:
Ingredients: Alfalfa meal, cane sugar, copper sulphate, glacial rock powder, iron sulphate, kieserite, manganese sulphate, molasses, plant extracts, potassium sulphate, rock phosphate, sodium borate, sodium molybdenate, soybean meal and zinc phosphate.

Contains Non-Plant Food Ingredients:
2% seaweed derived from Ascophyllum nodosum and Laminaria digitata and 0.2% humic acids derived from leonardite.

I'm not sure how available the nutrients will be for orchids since they are bound in ingredients like alfalfa meal, soybean meal, and rock powder. The "meal" ingredients could spoil in the container, check for odors to be sure it is not going bad.

You'll need to provide calcium. I suggest gypsum, dissolve 1 tsp per gallon, add a cup of this solution per gallon when you water a couple times each month.

You can buy water-soluble orchid food made by Better Gro, Peters, Miracle Gro and many other companies for 1/4 the price of this product, often locally. Consider trying these when you next shop for orchid fertilizer.
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okay, i'll use what I have and keep a close eye on things. sense I spent so much i'd hate to throw it out like I did the orchid love.



bloom boost is a little better and I will use it on all my plants, not just the orchids was told by the seller that it good for all plants. so it gets used up faster.

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