Down To Earth Rock Phosphate All Natural (0-3-0) - 5 lb
Soft rock phosphate, or colloidal phosphate, is a natural, untreated, vegetarian source of long-lasting phosphate and soil building calcium. Rock phosphate provides phosphate that remains available to plants across a wide pH range.
For best availability, Down To Earth’s soft rock phosphate should be mixed into soil or active compost prior to planting. A superb nutrient resource for plants of all kinds.
Application Method: Spreader
For new plantings: add ¼ cup per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 5-10 lbs. per cubic yard.
For established plants: lightly mix 1 tbsp. per gallon into the soil surface every other month during the growing season.
Bulbs: Add 1 tbsp per hole for average size bulbs, more for larger varieties. Mix thoroughly into soil, and water in well.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: 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 ¼ cup per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress ¼-½ cup in Fall or early Spring to promote fruiting and flowering during the growing season.
Containers: For new plantings, add ¼ cup per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 5-10 lbs per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1 tbsp per gallon into the soil surface every other month during the growing season.
Trees & Shrubs: Spread 1 lb 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 1-2 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.
AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 3.0%
CALCIUM (Ca) 18.0%
Soft Rock Phosphate
- OMRI Certified: Yes
- Packaging Type: Box
Recommended For: Bulbs; Fruit; Shrubs; Trees; Vegetables
Caution: Keep out of the reach of pets
First Aid Measures:
If in Eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
If on Skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical attention.
If Inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. If respiratory distress continues, seek medical attention.
If Ingested: If gastrointestinal distress occurs, seek medical attention.
- Safety Warnings: Wear gloves and a particle mask when handling and transporting. Avoid excessive humidity, contact with moisture and extreme temperatures to retain product functionality.
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