Down To Earth Organic Crab Meal (4 – 3 – 0) is a superb source of organic nutrients for vegetable gardens and flower beds and is wonderful for building soil tilth.
Crab Meal enhances beneficial soil microorganism populations due to its rich chitin content, and also makes an incredible compost bio-activator.
Packed in a biodegradable box.
Guaranteed Analysis Total Nitrogen (N)……….4.0%
1.0% Water Soluble Nitrogen
3.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
Available Phosphate (P2O5)……….3.0%
Derived from crab meal.
4 cups ≈ 1 lb. | ½ cup ≈ 2 oz. | 1 tbsp. ≈ 0.25 oz.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 5 lb. 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 2-4 oz., depending on plant size and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.
Row Crops/Acreage: Apply 500-1,000 lb. per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre.
Containers: For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp. per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 5 lb. 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 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 amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.