Plant Health Care for Seedlings/Houseplants 8 Oz

Plant Health Care for Seedlings/Houseplants 8 Oz

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Plant Health Care for Seedlings/Houseplants

  • Balanced fertilizer is ideal for both seedlings and houseplants
  • Optimum nutrient levels for healthy plant growth
  • Easy to apply using a sprayer or a watering can

Start your seedlings off right, with a healthy diet of Plant Health Care. This balanced formula contains a 6-12-6 fertilizer, plus humus, amino acids, and vitamins to make seedlings stocky and disease-resistant.

  • Contains potassium nitrate, ammonium phosphate, urea, seaweed extract, potassium phosphates, copper sulfate, manganese, iron, zinc, amino acids, K and B-complex vitamins, beneficial bacteria, humates and humic acids, kelp, citric and citrate buffers and yucca plant extract
  • 2.5 oz. of easy-to-use powder makes 6 gallons of powerful fertilizer; 8 oz. makes 19 gallons
  • NPK analysis: 6-12-6

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Plant Health Care for Seedlings
 
4.7

(based on 182 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (116)
  • Simple to use (105)
  • Easy to use (49)
  • Accelerated growth (42)
  • Organic (25)

Cons

  • Messy (5)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Seedstarting (115)
  • Vegetables (65)
  • Tomatoes (58)
  • Flowers (51)
  • Herbs (46)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (138), Master gardener (35), Getting started (11)

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5.0

Best seedling fertilizer I've used

By K but not the one in Men In Black

from Ohio

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Effective
  • Simple To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Flowers
    • Houseplants
    • Seedstarting
    • Tomatoes
    • Vegetables

    Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

    For a few years now this has been my go-to seed starting fertilizer. It works to develop very strong, vibrant, and healthy seedlings. Strong seedlings which develop into healthy plants. Zero wilt, droop, disease.
    Recently I've begun using for our houseplants and this product is producing healthy plants unlike other houseplant fertilizers I've used. New growth. Strong stocks, stems, healthy leaf.
    Wonderful product. Happy I came across it and Gardener's Supply sells it.

     
    5.0

    results blew my mind

    By small farm

    from yorktown va

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Effective
    • Simple To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Flowers
      • Seedstarting
      • Tomatoes
      • Vegetables

      Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

      used this with seedlings. tried half using this and half without. seedlings with this doubled in size

       
      5.0

      The best seedling fertilizer ever

      By Organic Gardner Joe

      from East Hartford, CT

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective
      • Simple To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Flowers
        • Herbs
        • Seedstarting
        • Tomatoes
        • Vegetables

        Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

        I have been using PHC for seedlings for many years. It is exactly what seedlings need to get off to a great start. It is easy to mix and is odor free. I also use it for my houseplants with the same great results. I recommend it highly.

         
        4.0

        Worth the cost and nuisance!

        By Enjoying the View

        from Southern New Mexico

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Pros

        • Effective

        Cons

        • A Bit Smelly
        • Difficult to Use

        Best Uses

        • All My Plants
        • Houseplants

        Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

        I enjoy watching the plants respond so visibly and quickly.
        The plants love this stuff, so the nuisance factors of packaging and mixing are tolerable for me.
        When you mix the powder with water, there is some unpleasant odor, but it soon dissipates.
        Sometimes, I give the plants a weaker concentration when their 'diet' is too rich. How do I know? I don't really, but the plants seem to ....
        I appreciate that this dry product won't evaporate and over-concentrate the way liquid fertilizers do in this Southwest climate. I know exactly what I'm giving my little ones -- or I would if a decent measuring device were supplied.

         
        5.0

        Gentle & effective product for seedlings

        By Mr. Green Jeans

        from NJ

        About Me Master Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Simple To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Seedstarting

          Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

          Been using for years. Always withe good results.

           
          4.0

          definitely helps seedlings

          By DaisyMinnie

          from Fairfield, CT

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Seedstarting

            Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

            I agree with others who have commented on the packaging. The foil pouch inside the plastic jar is not easily resealable. A ziplock or other sealing device would make this perfect. Good product on the inside though!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Beautiful, healthy baby plants

            By pjp

            from Bothell, WA

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            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Simple To Use

            Cons

            • Needs Better Instructions

            Best Uses

            • Seedstarting

            Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

            Have used PHC for 3 or 4 years and have gotten great results. But be warned: do not continue use after plant is growing well, as phosphorous (the middle #) can block the uptake of iron by the plant and cause leaf cholrosis (yellowing of leaves) and maybe eventually kill the plant.

             
            5.0

            I am extremely pleased with the products

            By Mocky

            from Webster, NH

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective
            • Reusable
            • Simple To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Flowers
              • Herbs
              • Seedstarting
              • Tomatoes
              • Vegetables

              Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

              My seeds germinated within 3 to 4 days. I was very surprised. They are very green and off to a good start. I purchased these products myself I also used them last year from a gift certificate.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Bad Product for Seedlings

              By Olypenlo

              from Port Angeles, WA

              About Me Master Gardener

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Simple To Use

              Cons

              • Burns Seedlings

              Best Uses

              • None

              Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

              I was looking for a simple to use fertilizer for seedlings this year and stumbled on this product, which got many rave reviews. I used it per directions on the container: "Mix 1 scoop (1 Tbsp) of PHC for Seedlings per gallon of water." I have never had a problem with growing Brassicas from seed, but when I applied this product, the Brassica leaves became crisp as if burnt. I did go to this web site to see if there was more information about the product and did find instructions that the product should be diluted by half. Why isn't this on the product container? Very misleading! I won't be using it again when I redo my starts. I don't trust it.

               
              5.0

              Great stuff!

              By Mama Nene

              from Framingham, MA

              About Me Master Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Simple To Use

              Cons

              • Clumps

              Best Uses

              • Flowers
              • Herbs
              • Seedstarting
              • Tomatoes
              • Vegetables

              Comments about Plant Health Care for Seedlings:

              I have been starting plants from seed (mostly vegetables) for years and I'm always impressed by how much healthier plants that have been given this fertilizer are, both right after I give it to them and also over the course of the season. I wouldn't be without it now!

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