Miracle-Gro® MaxFeed Flowers & Blooms Plant Food

Widely acknowledged as the world's No 1 water soluble fertiliser, Miracle-Gro MaxFeed is the simplest way to give plants everything they need to grow, flourish and produce top quality flowers, fruits, vegetables and herbs. Flowers & Blooms is the perfect liquid fertiliser every gardener needs to have an abundance of flowers year-round

  • Ideal for most plants
  • Can be used in combination with controlled release fertiliser to give plants an added boost
  • Readily absorbed through leaves as well as roots
  • Includes a wetting agent so it readily soaks into soils
  • Flowers & Blooms has RED crystals
Features

Measuring scoop

Handy, double-ended measuring scoop included in every pack - no messy weighing or guesswork

Readily soluble

MaxFeed's crystals dissolve readily in cold water with minimal stirring

Wetting agent

The included wetting agent has a dual function. It helps the leaves of plants absorb fertiliser (foliar feeding) as well as allowing the fertiliser to soak readily into the soil where it can be taken up by roots.

Rapid response

Nutrients are readily available to plants and are rapidly taken up to boost growth, flowering and fruiting

Size

500g

Suitable for

Flowering seasonal plants including annuals, perennials and bulbs

Roses, camellias, rhododendrons, daphnes, gardenias and other flowering shrubs

Safe to use on new plants - will not burn when used at the recommended rates

Not suitable for

Australian natives and other phosphorus-sensitive plants like proteas, leucadendrons, etc

How it works

  • MaxFeed is a completely water soluble fertiliser that is readily absorbed through leaves (foliar feeding) as well as roots.
  • Its nutrients are immediately available to plants and it provides a readily available supply of all the essential and trace elements needed for healthy, vigorous growth

For a complete guide on how to use MaxFeed Flowers & Blooms, always check the packaging.

How to use

Use at the rate recommended on the pack:

  • 1 LARGE scoop in 4 litres of water
  • 1 SMALL scoop in 500ml of water


For some soft or delicate or plants not requiring a lot of additional fertiliser (cacti , succulents and bromeliads) halve the recommended rate

When to use

  • On newly planted seedlings to overcome transplant shock (1 SMALL scoop in 500ml of water - 1 cup per seedling)
  • Once plants are established, apply MaxFeed every 7-14 days throughout the growing season (Spring to Autumn) to ensure a steady supply of readily available nutrients as and when plants need them

Safety Information

CAUTION: This product may cause staining of hard surfaces such as concrete, sandstone, marble and other paving materials. Avoid contact with hard surfaces and if contact does occur, hose off immediately. It contains a RED dye as well as iron.

Technical details

  • NPK 16 : 7 : 18
  • Sulphur = 3%
  • Iron = 0.17%
  • Includes a professional grade wetting agent to improve nutrient and moisture penetration into soils
  • Iron assists in preventing yellowing of leaves
  • 1 large scoop = 1 tablespoon; 1 small scoop = quarter teaspoon

Where to buy it

Decided what product best suits your needs? Or would you prefer to go in-store to ask for more information?

Visit your local Bunnings Warehouse for our largest range.

You can also find Scotts products in a number of gardening, hardware, independent and supermarket retailers including, Flower Power, Mitre10, Coles and Woolworths.

Note: Not all brands and products are stocked in-store. For any additional questions please visit our contact us page.

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