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Vigoro

Model # 154205

Internet # 203111041

Store SKU # 131779

15 ct. Tree and Shrub Fertilizer Spikes

$8.98 /each
  • Promotes lush foliage
  • Improves stress tolerance
  • Apply in Spring and Fall

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PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Model # 154205

Internet # 203111041

Store SKU # 131779

Use Vigoro tree spikes for lush foliage, brilliant blooms, and high yields. And give you trees a solid foundation to thrive with nutrients to improve stress tolerance and develop a deep and dense root system. Use around other plants: Keep 1 ft. away from other plants.

  • Promotes lush foliage and beautiful color
  • Improves stress tolerance and helps develop a deep and dense root system
  • Season-long feeding, apply in Spring and Fall, contains occluded slow release nutrients
  • Apply twice per year when ground is soft and moist.
  • If the ground is dry or hard, wet area before installing the spikes
  • When to apply: Apply in spring and fall when ground is soft and moist
  • Application tip: If ground is dry or hard, wet area before driving spikes
  • If ground is dry or hard, wet area before driving spikes
  • Keep 1 foot away from other plants

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SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Package Size (lb.) 
4.2 
Product Depth (in.) 
2.75 
Product Height (in.) 
6.5 
Product Width (in.) 
9.25 
Details
Compatible Grass Type 
All Purpose 
Dry Fertilizer Type 
Dry Shrub and Tree Fertilizer 
Fertilizer Features 
No Additional Features 
Longevity (weeks) 
12 
N-P-K Ratio 
12-5-7 
Organic 
No 
Post-Emergent Weed Control 
No 
Pre-Emergent Weed Control 
No 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Season Use 
All-Season 
Time release 
Slow release 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
If you apply Vigoro plant food as directed and are not completely satisfied, send proof of purchase from the package and the original cash register receipt to the address on the package. We will refund the purchase price you paid. 

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Suitable for flowering trees?

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Kingsburg, CA
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I have several crepe myrtles, will this help with blooms?
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I think they will do the job.
My crab apple trees have tons of blooms each year.
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This product will help with blooms, by promoting a healthy plant overall. If you're trying to tweak just the flowering, a product with less nitrogen and more phosphorus would be better. Home Depot sells a vast range of fertilizers and soil amendments by Vigoro and Jobes, among others. A good philosophy is to enhance the soil, not the plant. There are cheap kits to tell you what your soil is lacking, if Read More
This product will help with blooms, by promoting a healthy plant overall. If you're trying to tweak just the flowering, a product with less nitrogen and more phosphorus would be better. Home Depot sells a vast range of fertilizers and soil amendments by Vigoro and Jobes, among others. A good philosophy is to enhance the soil, not the plant. There are cheap kits to tell you what your soil is lacking, if anything.
I've also seen advice on driving (easily breakable) plant stakes. If done in Spring or Fall as recommended, the soil is wetter and softer. Take the work out of this issue...chuck a 1.5 inch spade bit into your cordless drill and have at it. Happy Gardening! Read Less
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July 27, 2015
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Yes, this product works for flowering trees.
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Can I use for fir trees?

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Somerset, NJ
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Dave, Yes you can, but Home Depot also carries Vigoro Evergreen and Holly Fertilizer spikes at the same count and the same price which might be better for firs (Evergreens). So if you've already bought the others, it's likely that they will do some good and no harm. If you still have the choice, try these. Evergreens tend to like soil that is more acidic. Maybe that's why Vigoro offers more than one kind Read More
Dave, Yes you can, but Home Depot also carries Vigoro Evergreen and Holly Fertilizer spikes at the same count and the same price which might be better for firs (Evergreens). So if you've already bought the others, it's likely that they will do some good and no harm. If you still have the choice, try these. Evergreens tend to like soil that is more acidic. Maybe that's why Vigoro offers more than one kind of spike. Follow the recommendations for application included. Also, I've seen many comments on how easy it is to break fertilizer spikes. If your soil is too firm, take your drill and a 1.5" spade bit along and you can just drop in and cover the spikes with no grunt work or frustration.
Happy Gardening!
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I have, and not noticed any adverse effect. While not a tree/garden specialist I think the overall goal is to provide fertilizer to the soil for the benefit of the trees.
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I can't place spikes more than 12" from shrub. What is the risk?

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I believe the reason for the distance is so that rain fall will reach the spikes, and that the spikes aren't too close to the roots. So, I think its a judgement call in terms of how far away you can place them e.g. 10 inches OK, 2 inches too close.
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Can I use these fertilizer spikes on crepe myrtle trees

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Yes, you use these on your crepe myrtle tree.
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 67 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Killed the Grass These are not worth the money. Placed these around my trees and everywhere that I put one the grass has died. There are brown circles now in my yard by all the trees and shrubs. Will not buy again and would not recommend June 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Jerry Easy to implant into ground. Used this product last plant season and trees, shrubs, and fruit trees seem to be healthy. June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by help your garden plants responded wonderfully to the product., the groth and bud production was excellant. June 7, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by My Neighbor Referred This Product to Me! My neighbor, across the street, has had the prettiest crepe myrtle trees all lined up in a row as a divider between him and his next door neighbor. They are the healthiest and full of flowers start to bloom.. He suggested this product to make my crepe myrtles and other trees look as good as his. So I purchases the Virgoro Tree and Shrub Fertilizer at Home Depot and couldn't be happier with the results of my own landscaping. Blooms are popping up everywhere! May 31, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by lower price compared to Miracle Wed., June 8, 2016 It is easy to place the spikes, and Vigoro has an excellent reputation going back decades. The quality is every bit as good as competitors', and comes with a lower price per unit. June 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 29tcw59 was easy to put in ground, it has been a week since I put them in and you can see the sprouts June 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tree & Shrub Fertilizer Sticks so far, so good... It is not something that reveals its benefits overnight... May 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fertilizer sticks They work well for my trees in my yard two times a year. May 24, 2016
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