Neptune’s Harvest Crab Shell (2-3-0) is an excellent dry organic source of nutrients, including Calcium (23%) and Magnesium (1.33%). It retains moisture in the soil and builds the organic matter. It also gives the roots something to grab onto and wrap around, for a food source, creating a deeper root system. Crab Shell is high in Chitin (Kite-en), which promotes the growth of Chitin eating bacteria in the soil. It will help eliminate Ants, Grubs, Fungus and Root Nematodes, because they are all Chitin based in structure. Put around plants, Crab Shell will keep Slugs and snails off. It also helps choke out weeds and keep moles, voles, mice, etc… from digging up bulbs and root vegetables.
Neptune’s Harvest Crab Shell should be worked in the soil before planting, or top dressed. It can be applied to lawns with a broadcast spreader. It shows amazing results on lawns and all plants.
Guaranteed Analysis Total Nitrogen (N)……….5.00%
0.75% Water Soluble Nitrogen
4.25% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
Available Phosphate (P)……….3.00%
0.95% Water Insoluble Magnesium
0.05% Water Soluble Magnesium
Derived from crab & lobster shell meal.
Application Neptune’s Harvest Crab & Lobster Shell can be worked into the soil, scratched into topsoil or placed around plants. Apply in early spring as soon as soil can be worked. For perennial crops, apply at the end of dormancy. Mix thoroughly with the soil or growing media, taking care not to apply in concentrated form directly to the roots. For trees and turf, apply directly as a top dressing. Garden: 3 lb. per 100 square feet. Field Applications: 100 to 200 lb. per acre. Row Crops: 1 to 2 lb. per 100 feet of row. Orchards: 1/2 pound per inch of tree diameter. Compost: 3-6 lb. per cubic foot. Turf: 10 lb. per 1,000 square feet. Potting Mixes: 2% of total volume of the planting media. Seedbed: 1/2 – 1 lb. per 100 square feet. Bedding Plants: 1 oz. per tray. Bulbs: 1/2 oz. mixed in soil under bulbs.