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Crab Shell Meal 4-3-0 (20 lb)

Crab Shell Meal 4-3-0 (20 lb)

Slow Release Fertilizer

Slow-release fertilizers from dungeness crab, a by product of shellfish processing, is air-dried at low heat and crushed for a uniform easy-to-apply amendment. Studies have found that chitin provides a source of carbon and nitrogen for microbial growth in soil. Beneficial chitin-feeding microbes multiply in the soil and consume the chitin in the shell meal until it is gone. At that stage they move on to consume any other high chitin sources that might be in the soil.

  • Apply at 500-2000 lbs per acre, or 12-50 lb/1000 sq ft.
  • Apply 2-3 lbs as a top dress, 1-2 times per growing season
  • Makes an incredible compost bio-activator
Listed for Use in Organic Agriculture by the Organic Materials Review InstituteApproved for Organic Agriculture by the California Department of Food and Agriculture
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Description

Slow-release fertilizers from dungeness crab, a by product of shellfish processing, is air-dried at low heat and crushed for a uniform easy-to-apply amendment. Studies have found that chitin provides a source of carbon and nitrogen for microbial growth in soil. Beneficial chitin-feeding microbes multiply in the soil and consume the chitin in the shell meal until it is gone. At that stage they move on to consume any other high chitin sources that might be in the soil.

  • Apply at 500-2000 lbs per acre, or 12-50 lb/1000 sq ft.
  • Apply 2-3 lbs as a top dress, 1-2 times per growing season
  • Makes an incredible compost bio-activator

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 22.0 lb

Dimensions: 20.0"L x 12.0"W x 4.0"H

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    Characteristics

    Organic Status : Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture
    Animal-Based : Yes
    Biological & Humus : Boosts Microbial Activity
    Fertilizer Type : Powdered/Granulated/Meal
    Major Nutrients : Calcium
    Major Nutrients : Over 3% Phosphorus
    Major Nutrients : Over 4% Nitrogen
    Major Nutrients : Trace Minerals
    Nutrient Release Rate : Long-term (4+ Months)
    Use as Foliar : No
    Organic Certifier: OMRI, CDFA

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