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Oyster Shell Lime
(50 Lb)

Oyster Shell Lime for Calcium & pH Adjustment

Item Number: F1850

$9.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$9.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

High quality ag/lime soil conditioner which provides immediate and long term release of nutrients that control pH levels. Oystershell lime promotes healthy root growth, and improves soil compaction. Natural, organic source of calcium is used to correct Ca deficiencies and raise pH in acidic soils.

  • Contains 96% calcium carbonate plus a natural balance of 10 other nutrients and micronutrients.
  • Variable particle size provides both immediate and long-term fertilization.
  • Use at 4-5 lb/20 row feet for flowers and vegetables or 1 lb/tree, 2-10 lb/100 sq ft or 500-4,000 lb/acre, depending on soil analysis and crop. Repeated applications may be needed to fully adjust pH and Ca levels.
  • In acidic soils, add 1-3 lb/hole when planting trees.
  • Also good for bocce ball courts!

Characteristics

Fertilizer Type Powdered/Granulated Major Nutrients Calcium, Trace Minerals
pH Adjusting Corrects Low pH Organic Status Accepted for Use in Organic Gardening*
Best Use Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit Nutrient Release Rate Long-term (4+ Months)
Use as Foliar No Animal-Based No
Fertilizer Type Powdered/Granulated
Major Nutrients Calcium, Trace Minerals
pH Adjusting Corrects Low pH
Organic Status Accepted for Use in Organic Gardening*
Best Use Flowers, Vegetables, Fruit
Nutrient Release Rate Long-term (4+ Months)
Use as Foliar No
Animal-Based No

(*) The manufacturer states that this product meets the standards of the National Organic Program (NOP). Always check with your Organic Certifier before using this product in any Organic Agriculture.

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Shipping Information

Does not qualify for Flat Rate Shipping. Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.

Shipping Weight: 55.00 lbs. Dimensions: 22"L x 12"W x 6"H

Reviews

Better Beets

Using it on my beets to help them bulb up more, so far the growth is amazing

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Good for chickens

I bought this as a supplement for my chickens. It's pretty flakey (like cornflake cereal); I thought it'd be more granular, but it still serves its purpose.

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