I found some of this in my kitchen from years ago and wonder if I
should bother using it on my indoor 6.5' ficus tree, Dracaena, or
outdoor creeping figs on the balcony.
Ingredients are (copied from bottle):
10% ammoniacal Nitrogen
Available Phosphate... 10%
Soluble Potash... 10%
I have been mixing a few drops (1/4 teaspoon per gallon) of "Super
Thrive" into the water whenever I water them now.
NPK are primary nutrients. Sulfur is a secondary, along
with iron, magnesium, and calcium. MG supplies everything,
including micronutrients, except magnesium, for some odd
reason. Supplement with dolomite at planting time --
mix into the soil with your other ammendments, and let it
sit for a week before use. Epsom salts (1 tsp / gallon water)
can be used to treat Mg deficiency. Deficiency shows on
older leaves as yellow patches between veins rapidly spreading,
with brown spots of dead tissue. Nitrogen deficient leaves
(older leaves first) simply turn yellow with few or no spots or
As for Superthrive, it's a mix mostly of auxins and
B vitamins. I've tried it, and haven't seen it do anything.
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