Fertilising + Plant Food Guide For Indoor Plants

If you haven’t already picked yourself up one of these super handy indoor garden sized fertiliser packs then hop to it here.

It will save you cashola and make it easy to pour that god awful stinky fish emulsion from a massive bottle.

Grow Get 'Em Pack

So, you’ve got your hands on the good stuff and you want to know just how much and how often you should be feeding your green friends? You’re lucky you came cos here are some simple instructions for your indoor plants.

Seasol Seaweed Concentrate Liquid Fertiliser

A complete garden health treatment that contains plant nutrients, trace elements, alginic acids and other bioactive compounds (basically all the wacky good stuff), Seasol promotes healthy roots, encourages beneficial soil micro-organisms, stimulates flowering and fruiting and helps plants to cope with stresses like heat, drought and frost, as well as pest and disease attacks.

Application: add 1 teaspoon to 1 litre of water in a watering can and use only when your plant is ready for a drink. Liquid fertiliser is only used in the warmer months for all plants.

Refer to your plant care card for how often your particular plant requires liquid fertiliser.

Troforte Pots and Plants Controlled Release Fertiliser

Troforte contains the full suite of trace elements to ensure optimum plant growth, including up to 24 strains of beneficial soil microbes and up to 60 natural minerals. Contains nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, sulphur, iron, silicon, magnesium, copper, zinc, boron, molybdenum, nickel, cadmium, lead.

Application: Every 6 months or so, sprinkle the correct measurement around the base of your plant.

15cm diameter pot – ¾ Tbsp

20cm diameter pot – 1 Tbsp

25cm – 1.5 Tbsp

30cm – 2 Tbsp

Note: not suitable for succulents and cacti. Please use a specific product designed for them.

Hopefully, it goes without saying that neither of these products should be used for anything other than adding to plants.  Keep in a cool dry spot, out of reach from pets and children and wash hands after use.

If you have any other plant care questions hit us up on our Facebook group – Perth Indoor Plant Tips & Tricks.