Miracle-Gro® Premium Mediterranean & Citrus, Special Plants Compost contains an optimum balanced formula with the ideal PH to ensure a long life full of flowers and fruits.
It is fortified with iron which is a mineral nutrient that is absorbed by roots and the result is that the leaves become greener and glossy.
Miracle-Gro Premium Mediterranean & Citrus Compost provides a unique combination of 14 vital minerals. N/P/K, Nitrogen is used by plants for lots of leaf growth and good green color. Phosphorous is used by plants to help form new roots, make seeds, fruits, flowers and fight disease. Potassium helps plants make strong stems and keep growing fast. Additionally, there are 11 more minerals such as iron, iodine, fluoride, copper, zinc, chromium, selenium, manganese and molybdenum which are vital for maintaining plants health.
How to use
Potting: Place Miracle-Gro Premium Mediterranean & Citrus Compost in the bottom of the pot and put the root ball on top of this layer. Fill in around the edges with more compost ensuring the top feeder roots are covered with 2cm of fresh compost. Water well and keep in the shade for a few weeks to allow new roots to grow.
Watering: In hard water areas use rainwater whenever possible to maintain the slightly acid conditions of the compost. Allow the surface to dry out between waterings, then water thoroughly but do not allow to stand in water.
Feeding: Citrus trees actively grow all year round. In summer they produce new leaves and flowers and in Winter the fruits ripen. As a result of this activity they need to be fed year round. during the growing season and stop feeding completely during the winter. From March to September feed every two weeks with a balanced feed such as Miracle-Gro® All Purpose Soluble Plant Food for bushy growth and to prevent fruit drop and leaf yellowing.
Temperature: During winter keep the plants in a cool, but frost-free place such as a cool conservatory; greenhouse or unheated room. Aim for a minimum temperature of 10°C.
Where to use
Ideal for Mediterranean type of plants like bougainvillea, Palm trees, Orange trees, Lemon trees and Lime trees.
Perfect for use in pots, containers and hanging baskets.
When to use
From March to September.
- Fills 6 small pots 12cm (5").
- Fills 1 medium pot 22cm (9").
- Fills 1 hanging basket 30cm (12").
Use in a well ventilated place and avoid breathing in dust.
Always wear gloves when gardening. Wash hands after use.
Store in a cool place, away from sun.
Open bag carefully and reseal after use.