Just go organic! Dr. Earth Cottonseed Meal (5-2-1) is infused with seven strains of Pro-Biotic beneficial soil microbes, which bring life to ALL soils significantly elevating their productivity.
Excellent for acid-loving plants, like azaleas, rhododendrons and blueberries, Cottonseed Meal is a great source of primary plant nutrients (N-P-K). Provides a boost of natural nitrogen for heavy feeding trees and shrubs. Roses love it!
• A great source of organic nutrients
• Slow release — feeds plants over a period of time!
• Contains Dr. Earth Superactive soil and seed inoculant
• Provides both short and long term benefits
• Excellent for acid-loving plants
• High in trace elements
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Vegetables, Annuals, Perennials & Bedding Plants
New Plantings: During bed preparation, mix in with your soil amendment, 1-1/4 cup Cottonseed Meal per 10 square feet, or 6 cups for every 50 feet of planting row. Till the soil to a depth of 4 to 8 inches and water well.
Established Plants: Side dress anytime during the growing season. Use 1 cup for every 10 square feet of growing area or 5 cups for every 50 feet of garden row. Work into the soil gently and water well.
New Plantings: When potting plants, mix 2 tablespoons per gallon of potting soil, or add 1/2 cup per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of potting soil. Mix the soil and Cottonseed Meal thoroughly for maximum results. Water well.
Established Plants: Sprinkle 2 tablespoons for a 6″ container, or 8 tablespoons for a 12″ container. Scratch into the soil gently, and cover with a thin layer of organic mulch when possible. Water thoroughly.
Trees & Shrubs
New Plantings: Before you plant, add 3 cups per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is completed, water thoroughly.
Established Plants: Use 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4″- 6″ above the soil line). Work into the soil gently, use inside of the drip line. Water thoroughly.