Cool Weather Fertilizers For Indoor Plants – Power Them With Jack’s

It’s the time of year where temperatures begin to fall, day light gets shorter and the outdoor gardening season comes to a close. It’s the perfect excuse for independent garden centers to start selling indoor house plants and orchids.

Indoor plants or house plants not only beautify your indoor space, they also have many health benefits! Remind your customers of their great benefits; faster healing and recovery from injury or sickness, improved heart health, they help to increase concentration and calming the mind and body. Plus, plants change carbon dioxide back to oxygen and clean the air of harmful VOCs (volatile organic compounds).

Need some easy to care for plants to recommend to your customers? English Ivy, Snake Plants, Dracaena, Orchid and African Violets, are some of our favorites. But really you cannot go wrong with your selection, any indoor plant can brighten your space and your mood.

In order to keep those plants healthy for your customers, don’t let them leave without some Jack’s Classic®. Our Houseplant Special, Orchid fertilizers, and African Violet plant food are great items to boost your cool weather fertilizers sales. You probably already know this but, the here are some helpful tips to share with your customers:

Jack’s Houseplant Special 15-30-15

  • Houseplant Special 15-30-15 is our traditional indoor houseplant fertilizer designed for use on all foliage and flowering plants
  • Loved for over 50 years to keep indoor grown plants vigorous and green
  • Use at 1⁄4 tsp. per gallon of water every time you water

Jack’s African Violet 12-36-14

  • African Violet 12-36-14 is a proven formula for over 35 years
  • The 1-3-1 ratio is a favorite for commercial violet growers and hobbyists
  • Delivers the perfect blend to produce deep green foliage, stocky stems, strong root and bud development, and colorful blooms
  • Excellent formula for both top and bottom feeding containers
  • Use at 1⁄4 tsp. per gallon of water every time you water

Jack’s Orchid 7-5-6

  • Orchid 7-5-6 helps your orchids grow healthy leaves with this higher nitrogen formula
  • For use on non-blooming orchids
  • Switch to 3-9-6 when flower spikes appear, and switch back when blooming

Jack’s Orchid 3-9-6

  • Cooler temps trigger orchids to produce blooms.
  • Help your orchids along with this low nitrogen and high phosphorus fertilizer to promote flowering
  • Switch back to the Orchid 7-5-6 when leaves fade

Jack’s Orchid Special 30-10-10

  • Orchid Special 30-10-10 feeds through both roots and leaves
  • Perfect for orchids potted in fir bark and rock
  • This formula emphasizes the vegetative growth stage (leaves)
  • Switch to a high phosphorus fertilizer like 3-9-6 when flower spikes appear, and switch back when finished blooming

Want to take it one step further, we have formula specific POP sheets. Download yours today and display them near the plants or your Jack’s inventory, to remind your customers that the best growing results are Powered by Jack’s. These sheets are available on our site at

Jack’s Classic® is produced exclusively for independent garden retailers by JR Peters Inc., plant nutrition innovators for over 70 years. You’ll never find the Jack’s Classic® brand at a big box store because we produce the only professional grade fertilizer for businesses that specialize in serving plant-loving customers. The JR Peters team cares about your business success. Support for you and your customers is a phone call or mouse click away.

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