Down To Earth Alfalfa Meal Natural Fertilizer (2.5-0.5-2.5) - 8 oz
Down To Earth™ Alfalfa Meal 2.5-0.5-2.5 is an exceptional source of plant-derived nutrients. It is highly recommended for roses as well as all other vegetables, herbs, flowers and shrubs.
DTE™ Alfalfa Meal 2.5-0.5-2.5 is derived from sun-cured, non-genetically modified alfalfa that is freshly milled to preserve the highest plant nutrient value.
Roses: For existing roses, apply 1/2-1 cup per plant in early spring and thoroughly mix into the soil surface. For new roses, add 1/2-1 cup per hole, mix thoroughly into soil and water in well. Repeat application when blooms appear and again in Fall at half the recommended amount.
Containers: For new plantings, add 2-4 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 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.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 5-10 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 ½ cup once each month during the growing season to promote plant growth.
Trees & Shrubs: Spread up to 1 lb per 2″ 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 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use the amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.
Storage Instructions: Store in a dry area.
TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 2.5%
2.5% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 0.5%
SOLUBLE POTASH (K2O) 2.5%
- OMRI Certified: Yes
- Packaging Type: Bag
Recommended For: Flowers; Herbs; Shrubs; Vegetables
Caution: Keep out of the reach of pets
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If Ingested: If gastrointestinal distress occurs, seek medical attention.
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