Competitive Analyses 2017-01-18T13:40:20+00:00

COMPETITIVE ANALYSES

All 16 Essential                                                      Dyna-Gro
Mineral Elements                                             GROW 7-9-5
Miracle-Gro®
All Purpose
15-30-15
Peters®
General Purpose
20-20-20
Jack’s Classic®
Houseplant
15-30-15
MINERAL ELEMENT % % % %
Nitrogen 7 15 20 15
Ammoniacal Nitrogen 2.6 5.8 3.89 2.85
Nitrate Nitrogen 4.4 0.0 6.11 1.52
Urea Nitrogen None* 9.2 10 10.63
Phosphorus 9 30 20 30
Potassium 5 15 20 15
Calcium 2 MISSING MISSING MISSING
Magnesium 0.5 MISSING 0.05 MISSING
Sulfur 0.05 MISSING MISSING MISSING
Boron 0.02 0.02 0.0068 0.002
Chlorine 0.1 MISSING MISSING MISSING
Cobalt 0.0015 MISSING MISSING MISSING
Copper 0.05 0.007 0.0036 0.05
Iron 0.1 0.15 0.05 0.1
Manganese 0.05 0.05 0.025 0.05
Molybdenum 0.0009 0.0005 0.0009 0.0009
Nickel 0.0001 MISSING MISSING MISSING
Sodium 0.1 MISSING MISSING MISSING
Zink 0.05 0.06 0.0025 0.05

*Dyna-Gro does not add urea to its formulas, since it may cause burning of the roots and is not immediately available to the plants.

Miracle-Gro® & Peters® are registered trademarks of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Jack’s Classic® is a registered trademark of J.R. Peters Inc.

*Of the 7 essential macronutrients, phosphorus is typically 5th or 6th in order of importance.  Moreover, phosphorus can be accumulated to levels that become toxic to plants when applied in excessive amounts.

*Calcium typically ranges from 1st to 3rd most important macronutrient in all plants.  It is more important than phosphorus for all plants.

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Dyna-GroGROW7-9-5 Plant Food received an astounding 98% approval from the National Home Gardening Club (NHGC).

  • Dyna-Groprovides all the essential elements, including the macronutrients calcium, magnesium and sulfur, which are required for plant growth.
  • Dyna-Gronutrients are designed for continuous or weekly feeding, which provides the plants with the proper ratio of macronutrients and trace elements without salt buildup.
  • Dyna-Grodoes not add urea, a cheap form of nitrogen, to its formulas, since it may cause burning of the roots and is not immediately available to the plants.