FISH MEAL 8-6-0
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Down To Earth™ Fish Meal 8-6-0 is recommended for vegetable gardens, flower beds and all types of outdoor plants, trees and shrubs. DTE™ Fish Meal 8-6-0 stimulates soil microbial life, promotes vigorous root development and provides an early season boost for all your plants.
TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 8.0%
8.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 6.0%
CALCIUM (Ca) 5.0%
Derived from: Fish Meal
Listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute for use in organic production.
2.5 cups = 1 lb; ¼ cup = 1.6 oz; 1 tbsp = 0.4 oz
To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 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. To feed established plants, side dress 1-2 oz, once each month during the growing season depending on size of plant and desired growth rate.
For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsps. per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 2.5-5 lbs. per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp. per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Trees & Shrubs:
Spread 1-2 lbs per 1" of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1 cup with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around new tree and water in well.
Apply 300-500 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nitrogen per acre.