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Alfalfa Meal 2.5-0.5-2.5

  • Alfalfa Meal 2.5-0.5-2.5
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Promotes accelerated growth and plant development

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.

TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 2.5%
2.5% Water Insoluble Nitrogen

AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 0.5%

SOLUBLE POTASH (K2O) 2.5%

Derived from: Alfalfa Meal

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

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

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 smaller gardens, apply 2-4 tbsp. per square foot and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. To prepare larger 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.

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  1. Alfalfa Meal & Roses ~ A Perfect Match 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 17th Jun 2020

    If you take time to mix Alfalfa Meal with the soil around your roses you won't be disappointed. I've been using this soil amendment for a number of years and it definitely improves the health of my roses, especially my 'Peace' rose.


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