fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

south jordan, ut
Question by gone_nba
August 7, 2007
Can I give normal/all-purpose plant food to any house plant? Is it better to give it what it is supposed to have?


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Answer from NGA
August 7, 2007

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Unless you're growing orchids or some other specialty plant, houseplants are generally happy with a 5-10-5 formulation. I'd stick with water soluable fertilizers manufactured specifically for houseplants. Otherwise, you will risk overdosing and burning the roots and foliage.

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