BioThrive®

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BioThrive® consists of BioThrive® Grow 4-3-3 and BioThrive® Bloom 2-4-4 and is brought to you by General Organics®. BioThrive® Grow 4-3-3 provides plants with essential nutrients for roots, stems, and foliage while BioThrive® Bloom 2-4-4 offers flowering and fruiting plants essential nutrients for superior blooms and bountiful harvests. BioThrive Grow and BioThrive Bloom are ideal for all types of plants, and can be used with a wide variety of garden soils and potting mixes. General Organics provides gardeners with a superior line of plant foods and supplements.

BioThrive® Grow 4-3-3 provides plants with essential nutrients for roots, stems, and foliage. BioThrive Grow is ideal for all types of plants in all phases of growth, and can be used with a wide variety of garden soils and potting mixes.

BioThrive® Bloom 2-4-4 offers flowering and fruiting plants essential nutrients for superior blooms and bountiful harvests. BioThrive Bloom benefits all types of plants during flowering and fruiting phases of growth, and can be used with a wide variety of garden soils and potting mixes.

General Organics provides gardeners with a superior line of plant foods and supplements. Each product in the “GO” line enables you to enrich your garden, your life, and the planet. Our commitment is to provide simple and innovative products with unsurpassed quality. This product contains no added microbes.

For use with

Plants

  • Hemp
  • Vegetables
  • Herbs
  • Fruits
  • Flowers
  • Other high value crops

Media

  • Potting mix
  • Coco
  • Peat lite mix
  • In-ground soil

Environments

  • Indoors
  • Outdoors

Experience

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Expert

BioThrive Feed Charts

Whether you’re a commercial grower or a hobbyist, the BioThrive Feed Charts are the easy and precise way to give your plants what they need, when they need it, without the guesswork. Download them today for a better grow tomorrow.

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  • Our Feedchart Usage Guide explains how to interpret and use General Hydroponics Pro Feedcharts. It is intended as a companion piece to General Hydroponics Pro feedcharts for FloraPro, Flora Series, Cocotek and Maxi Series.

  • Absolutely! All of our nutrient blends contain the necessary elements for plant growth. Start with the formula ratios identified on the label for the specific plant or crop you are growing, and then adjust and experiment until you find the right formula for your specific need.

    For further information, refer to our feed charts.

  • pH is a measure of the hydronium ion H3O+. It is based on a logarithmic scale from 0 to 14. “Pure” water has a pH of 7.0. If the pH is less than 7, the solution is acid. If the pH is greater than 7 it is alkaline. Because the scale is logarithmic and not linear, a pH of 6 indicates ten times more H protons than a pH of 7, and a pH of 5 indicates 10 times more protons than a pH of 6.

  • Ventilation is often overlooked as a problem. Plants absorb nutrients when the water molecules in the leaves respire (i.e. evaporate). Better ventilation aids a high transpiration rate, which translates into a greater rate of nutrient uptake. Remember that ventilation means changing the air, not just blowing it around the room (circulation).

  • pH is important because it affects availability and absorption of several of the 16 atomic elements needed for plant growth. Maximum absorption of these elements is found at pH readings 5.5 to 6.5. When pH falls below this range many of the macro elements (N, P, K) have less availability, and absorption of the micro nutrients can reach toxic levels.

  • Water containing too much calcium and magnesium (called “total Hardness”) may create serious problems. Contact your municipal water supplier who can provide you with an analysis of your water supply. If you are using well water, many laboratories can provide you with an analysis if you send them a sample. If the dissolved salts in your water supply measure 200 ppm or more, we strongly recommend that you obtain a water analysis to determine calcium content. Excessive calcium is the main factor in determining if your water is hard. If an analysis of your water supply reveals that the Calcium content of your water supply is greater than 70 ppm (mg/liter) you should use Hardwater FloraMicro. Hardwater FloraMicro provides rapidly growing plants with a combination of chelated micro nutrients uniquely formulated for hardwater conditions. Other options are to collect rainwater, install a reverse osmosis filtration system, or use purified water. Do not use mineral or “spring” water, which can unbalance the nutrient solution, or even be toxic to plants.

Our Feedchart Usage Guide explains how to interpret and use General Hydroponics Pro Feedcharts. It is intended as a companion piece to General Hydroponics Pro feedcharts for FloraPro, Flora Series, Cocotek and Maxi Series.

Absolutely! All of our nutrient blends contain the necessary elements for plant growth. Start with the formula ratios identified on the label for the specific plant or crop you are growing, and then adjust and experiment until you find the right formula for your specific need.

For further information, refer to our feed charts.

pH is a measure of the hydronium ion H3O+. It is based on a logarithmic scale from 0 to 14. “Pure” water has a pH of 7.0. If the pH is less than 7, the solution is acid. If the pH is greater than 7 it is alkaline. Because the scale is logarithmic and not linear, a pH of 6 indicates ten times more H protons than a pH of 7, and a pH of 5 indicates 10 times more protons than a pH of 6.

Ventilation is often overlooked as a problem. Plants absorb nutrients when the water molecules in the leaves respire (i.e. evaporate). Better ventilation aids a high transpiration rate, which translates into a greater rate of nutrient uptake. Remember that ventilation means changing the air, not just blowing it around the room (circulation).

pH is important because it affects availability and absorption of several of the 16 atomic elements needed for plant growth. Maximum absorption of these elements is found at pH readings 5.5 to 6.5. When pH falls below this range many of the macro elements (N, P, K) have less availability, and absorption of the micro nutrients can reach toxic levels.

Water containing too much calcium and magnesium (called “total Hardness”) may create serious problems. Contact your municipal water supplier who can provide you with an analysis of your water supply. If you are using well water, many laboratories can provide you with an analysis if you send them a sample. If the dissolved salts in your water supply measure 200 ppm or more, we strongly recommend that you obtain a water analysis to determine calcium content. Excessive calcium is the main factor in determining if your water is hard. If an analysis of your water supply reveals that the Calcium content of your water supply is greater than 70 ppm (mg/liter) you should use Hardwater FloraMicro. Hardwater FloraMicro provides rapidly growing plants with a combination of chelated micro nutrients uniquely formulated for hardwater conditions. Other options are to collect rainwater, install a reverse osmosis filtration system, or use purified water. Do not use mineral or “spring” water, which can unbalance the nutrient solution, or even be toxic to plants.