BIO LIVE 5-4-2
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BIO LIVE 5-4-2

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Down To Earth™ Bio-Live™ 5-4-2 is a rich, organic fertilizer featuring a unique blend of premium marine byproducts infused with a diverse mixture of beneficial microorganisms that improve resource utilization and enhance nutrient uptake. Select mycorrhizal fungi and bacterial species rapidly colonize the rhizosphere and surrounding soil. Ideal for all plant types, use DTE™ Bio-Live™ 5-4-2 to encourage expansive root systems, increased crop yields and superior quality flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables.


0.4% Water Soluble Nitrogen
4.6% Water Insoluble Nitrogen



Derived from: Fish Bone Meal, Fish Meal, Alfalfa Meal, Crab Meal, Shrimp Meal, Langbeinite, and Kelp Meal


2.5% Humic Acids derived from Leonardite

Endomycorrhizal fungi: Glomus intraradices, G. mosseae, G. aggregatum, G. etunicatum – 0.2 prop/gm each; Glomus deserticola, G. monosporum, G. clarum, Paraglomus brasilianum, Gigaspora margarita – 0.16 prop/gm each. (725 prop/lb total)

Ectomycorrhizal fungi: Rhizopogon villosulus, R. luteolus, R. amylopogon, R. fulvigleba – 300 prop/gm each; Pisolithus tinctorius – 5,500 prop/gm; Scleroderma cepa, S. citrinum – 575 prop/gm each. (3.5 million prop/lb total)

Trichoderma: Trichoderma harzianum, T. koningii – 13,750 CFU/gm each. (12.4 million CFU/lb total)

Saccharomyces: Saccharomyces cerevisiae – 18,250 CFU/gm. (8.2 million CFU/lb total)

Bacteria: Bacillus azotoformans, B. coagulans, B. licheniformis, B. megaterium, B. pumilus, B. thuringiensis, Paenibacillus durum, P. polymyxa, Azotobacter chroococcum, Pseudomonas aureofaciens, P. fluorescens – 18,250 CFU/gm each. (91.1 million CFU/lb total)

Listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute for use in organic production.


DTE Bio-Live™ can be mixed into surrounding soil when transplanting or blended into potting mixes. The objective is to ensure physical contact between the roots and the inoculated fertilizer.

3.5 cups = 1 lb; ½ cup = 2 oz; 1 tbsp = 0.5 oz

Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:

To prepare new gardens, apply 5 lbs. per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3" of soil. For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp. per hole, mix into soil and water in well.


For new plantings, add ¼-½ cup per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 12.5-25 lbs. per cubic yard. For established plants, mix 2-4 tbsp. per gallon of soil when transplanting.

Trees, Shrubs & Vines:

For new plants, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new plant and water in well.

Row Crops/Acreage:

Apply 500-1,000 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre. Can be banded directly under seed or transplants or incorporated in desired planting locations pre-plant.

For maximum shelf life, store between 40 and 85° F. Avoid temperatures in excess of 140° F.

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