Greensand
Item Number: F1120

Greensand (50 Lb)

A Slow-Release Source of Trace Minerals

Listed for Use in Organic Agriculture by the Organic Materials Review Institute Approved for Organic Agriculture by the California Department of Food and Agriculture

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Description

For Slow-release Potassium & Trace Minerals. Ingredient is glauconite.

  • Improves moisture holding capacity of garden soils and potting mixes.
  • Apply at 10 lb/1000 sq ft, depending on soil analysis.
  • Improves soil structure and helps loosen hard soil
  • Retains nutrients for plants to access

Application Rates:

Vegetable Gardens and Flower Beds: for new gardens, apply 5-10 lbs per 100 sq ft and thoroughly mix into the top 3" of garden soil in Spring or Fall. For new transplants, add 1-2 tsp per hole, mix into soil and water in well.

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 every other month during the growing season.

Trees, Shrubs & Vines: Spread 1-2 lbs per 1" of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For grapes, apply 1/2-1 lb to the soil around each plant and thoroughly mix into the soil. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 lbs with the backfill soil. Use the amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.

Row Crops/Acreage: Apply 500-2,000 lbs per acre initially, followed by annual maintenance applications of 250-500 lbs per acre or according to the specific crop needs and soil quality.

Features

    Characteristics

    Organic Status :
    Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture
    Animal-Based : No
    Biological & Humus : Boosts Microbial Activity
    Fertilizer Type : Powdered/Granulated/Meal
    Major Nutrients : Trace Minerals
    Nutrient Release Rate : Long-term (4+ Months)
    Use as Foliar : No
    Organic Certifier: OMRI, CDFA

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    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: 55.0 lb

    Dimensions: 30"L x 17"W x 4.5"H

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