Slow-release nitrogen for heavy feeders and long season crops.
Down To Earth Feather Meal (12 – 0 – 0) is a great source of slow release nitrogen that is perfect for heavy feeders like corn, cole crops and leafy green vegetables. Incorporate into your soil before spring plantings for best results. Packed in a biodegradable box.
Total Nitrogen (N)……………………………………………12.0%
12.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen*
*12.0% Slow Release Nitrogen from Feather Meal
Derived from feather meal.
4 cups ≈ 1 lb. | ¼ cup ≈ 1 oz. | 1 tbsp. ≈ 0.25 oz.
Vegetable Gardens: To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 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 1-2 oz., depending on size of plant and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.
Row Crops/Acreage: Apply 200-1,000 lb. per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nitrogen per acre.
Containers: For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp. 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 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 cup with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around new tree and water in well.