Tropical Plant Fertilizer - Foliage-Pro® 9-3-6, 8oz

$13.50

A message from Paraíso about fertilizer. 
Before you use any fertilizer on your plant, research your particular plant's needs. For most tropical plants we sell, fertilizing is only required in spring & summer during the plant's active growing season, not every watering as some labels suggest. It's important to allow your plant to acclimate to new surroundings before you fertilize it, and wait at least 3-4 weeks after repotting before fertilizing. Over-fertilizing can burn your plant, so be sure to follow label directions.

Foliage-Pro® 9-3-6 is a complete nutrition formula that has all 6 essential macronutrients and all 10 essential micronutrients required by plants for optimum growth in any medium.  The N-P-K (3-1-2) ratio is recommended by the National Rose Society, the University of Florida and a number of other plant specialists and organizations.  This N-P-K ratio is the ideal ratio for most plants including, but not limited to; roses, tropicals, legumes, and cannabis. Foliage-Pro is complete and balanced and, like all our complete formulae, the minerals are in solution and immediately available to the plant.

The N-P-K ratio of Foliage-Pro is also ideal for phosphorous sensitive plants and supplies a high nitrate to ammoniacal nitrogen ratio needed to promote shorter internodal spacing resulting in stronger stems.  The immediate availability to the plant, with our exclusive complete solutions, gives the grower optimum control with timing in a feeding schedule.  Foliage-Pro, and all other Dyna-Gro products, are urea free and are formulated to eliminate salt build-up when used at recommended rates.  Foliage-Pro should primarily be used as a root drench but may be applied as a foliar spray at lower concentrations for a quick fix of many mineral deficiencies.  Dyna-Gro has the only complete, one-part nutrient formulas on the market today.

Product info sheet

Our entire selection of plants is available for store pickup or local delivery. We are committed to our community's health and are working to offer you a variety of options for purchasing plants while strictly abiding with health orders as we navigate COVID safely. 

Store Pickup

  • Pickup anytime during store hours, Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-7pm.
  • Pickups are ready within 1 hr during business hours and must be picked up within a week of purchase.
  • No order minimum. 

Sunday Local Delivery - $15, or $10 over $100 

  • Delivered on Sunday between 9-12am. Orders must be placed by 12pm Friday for Sunday delivery.
  • We currently offer delivery throughout Berkeley, parts of Oakland, Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Emeryville, and Kensington.
  • Delivery minimum is $40

COVID Delivery Process: In keeping with best practices from the CDC, plants will be transported in a sanitized section of the delivery vehicle. We will leave the plant(s) at your doorstep, and we ask that you meet us curbside if you live in an apartment complex, in keeping with best practices for social distancing, and we will text you when we arrive.

California-wide Shipping (COMING SOON)

  • 1-3 day USPS shipping across California, no order minimums.
    • Most counties in California accept plant deliveries, however due to Agricultural quarantines (non-COVID related), rarely, a county will not allow us to ship plants. In that case, we will cancel and refund your order before it is shipped.
    • Plants in 2", 4", and 6" pots are eligible for shipping. If you would like to ship a larger plant, please contact us directly for availability and shipping costs.

Order Fulfillment

  • Store pick-up - In stock orders usually fulfill within 1 hour during store hours.
  • USPS Shipping - In stock orders fulfill Monday-Wednesday for shipping. Orders placed after Wednesday are held for shipping on Monday to avoid weekend delays.

Shipping & Plant Health

  • Plants don't like being in boxes, which is why we only ship fast & in CA, straight from our store in Berkeley. This way your plants will never be damaged by cross-country weather fluctuations, be in transit for too long, or arrive in poor health.  
  • We make every effort to make sure your plants arrive healthy and ready for you to add to your collection, even so, shipping them will often cause some slight imperfections or occasional leaf damage that will not interfere with the health of your plant. We encourage you to unbox and water your new plants as soon as they arrive.
  • Your satisfaction is the most important thing to us. If you have any problems with your order, or items arrive damaged, please contact us within 24 hours of delivery and we'll make it right.

Have questions about plant care? Visit our plant care page to learn how to care for your plants!

HEALTHY HAND SELECTED PLANTS

Every plant we sell is sprayed and quality checked by our nursery health specialists. We hand select our plants, only choosing the fullest & healthiest plants from growers. To make sure your plants arrive at your home healthy and pest free every plant is sprayed with Cold Pressed Neem Oil, an organic horticultural oil that is a highly effective pest control and preventative. Neem is an organic horticultural oil that is safe for humans, pets, and bees, and ensure your plant's health. Using Neem oil in your home once/month is a great idea too!

WATERING

We water each plant in our shop individually to help it acclimate better to your watering habits once you get it home.

SOURCING

We buy plants from growers and distributors in the US, where we have fair labor standards and protections for workers as well as agricultural controls to ensure plants are sourced ethically and grown sustainably.