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Tree and Shrub Food, 5-4-2


64 FL OZ (1.9L)

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Keep your trees growing strong and full with this hearty tree and shrub food.

Tough soil that can’t properly release nutrients can often limit tree growth. ArborVive is specifically designed to provide a balanced supply of tree food for sustained healthy growth. Whether yard border, sensational showpiece or long-standing arborous friends, ArborVive helps the trees in your natural space thrive.

  • Balanced tree and shrub food
  • Encourages healthy, sustained growth from the roots up
  • Guards against disease
  • Improves canopy color
  • May be used in combination with AeraVive
  • For trees, shrubs and other ornamentals

Not available in California or Florida.

  • Supports tree health, less susceptible to disease
  • Enhances leaf color and canopy fullness
  • Excellent for establishing trees after transplant
  • Wonderful for fruit trees and orchards
  • Provides micronutrients difficult for trees to obtain in tough soils
  • Rejuvenates struggling trees from nutrient deficiencies
Guaranteed Analysis & Ingredients
  • Nitrogen (N) 5.0%
  • Phosphorus (P2O5) 4.0%
  • Potassium (K2O) 2.0%
  • Iron (Fe) 0.56%
  • Zinc (Zn) 0.05%
  • Copper (Cu) 0.05%
  • Manganese (Mn) 0.03%
Directions for Use


  1. Soil drench and root injection rates are given according to the trunk diameter at breast height (DBH) which is 4.5 ft. above the ground (trunk width). In order to find DBH, wrap a measuring tape around the trunk of the tree at 4.5 ft. above the ground and divide the total inches by 3.14.
    • Trees: Apply 7 to 9 fluid ounces of ArborVive in 1 gallon of water per inch of DBH (trunk width).
    • Example: 3” DBH: 21-27 oz ArborVive in 3 gallons of water.
  2. Shrubs/Small Trees: Apply 1 fluid ounce of ArborVive with ½ gallon of water per foot of plant height.
  3. Ensure ArborVive is applied to the soil between the trunk and canopy drip line (over rooting area).
    • Trees and Shrubs: add 3 fluid ounces of ArborVive to 5 gallons of water. Spray on trees and shrubs until wet.
    • Make applications in the cool of the morning or late afternoon.
  • TREE APPLICATION FREQUENCY: Make a single application in the early spring and again in the early fall. For
  • struggling trees and shrubs, make one additional application 30 days after the first spring application.
  • FOLIAR APPLICATION FREQUENCY: Apply every 4 weeks.
  • This product may be applied after Native Earth AeraVive to increase efficiency and uptake.
Handling Instructions
  • Hazard statement: Causes skin irritation; causes serious eye irritation
  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Avoid contact with eyes
  • Wash hands after use
  • Do not ingest
  • Read entire label before use
  • Use only as directed
  • May discolor wood and concrete
  • Do not allow product to freeze
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