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Neem Seed Meal 6-1-2 (5 lb Box)

Neem Seed Meal 6-1-2 (5 lb Box)

Enrich Garden Soils

Neem Seed Meal is an excellent all natural fertilizer for enriching garden and agricultural soils and encouraging optimum plant development. Cold pressed from the seeds of the fast growing Neem tree (Azadirachta Indica), it is also referred to as neem cake. It provides fertility benefits for short and long season crops and improves organic matter content of soils. Neem Seed Meal can be mixed into soils or potting media, used as a top dress around established plants or steeped to make a potent liquid solution.

  • Guaranteed Analysis: TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 6.0%,  AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 1.0%, SOLUBLE POTASH (K2O) 2.0%
  • *6.0% Slow Release Nitrogen from Neem Seed Meal
  • Derived from:Neem Seed Meal

Neem seed meal is a versatile and eco-friendly soil amendment that has gained popularity among gardeners for its numerous benefits. Derived from the seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica), this meal offers a wide range of advantages, from enriching soil health to acting as a natural pest deterrent.

Characteristics of Neem Seed Meal

  • Organic and Natural: Neem seed meal is a byproduct of neem oil extraction and is considered an organic and sustainable soil amendment. It is free from synthetic chemicals and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

  • Nutrient Content: Neem seed meal is rich in essential nutrients, including nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK). It also contains trace elements like calcium, magnesium, and sulfur, contributing to soil fertility.

  • Azadirachtin Content: Neem seed meal contains azadirachtin, a natural compound with insecticidal properties. While it acts as a deterrent against some pests, it does not harm beneficial insects like bees and ladybugs.

Uses and Benefits of Neem Seed Meal

  1. Soil Conditioning: Neem seed meal improves soil structure and texture by increasing its organic matter content. It enhances soil aeration and water retention, making it ideal for both sandy and clayey soils.

  2. Nutrient Enrichment: As a source of NPK and micronutrients, neem seed meal provides essential nutrients to plants, promoting healthy growth and development. It acts as a slow-release fertilizer, making nutrients available over an extended period.

  3. Pest Control: The presence of azadirachtin in neem seed meal deters various soil-dwelling pests, including nematodes and soil-borne insects. Incorporating neem seed meal into the soil can help reduce pest populations naturally.

  4. Disease Suppression: Neem seed meal may have antifungal properties, helping prevent soil-borne fungal diseases like root rot and damping-off. It can contribute to healthier plants with reduced susceptibility to fungal infections.

  5. Environmentally Friendly: Neem seed meal is a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides. It does not harm non-target organisms or pollute the environment.

How to Use Neem Seed Meal

  • Incorporating into Soil: Mix neem seed meal thoroughly into the soil before planting or as a top dressing for established plants. Follow recommended application rates to avoid overuse.

  • Composting: Neem seed meal can be added to compost piles to enrich the compost with nutrients and enhance its pest-suppressing properties.

  • Mulching: Apply a layer of neem seed meal as a mulch around plants to deter soil-dwelling pests and provide slow-release nutrients.

Precautions and Considerations

  • Application Rates: Follow the recommended application rates for neem seed meal to avoid nutrient imbalances or potential phytotoxicity.

  • Time of Application: Apply neem seed meal well in advance of planting to allow it to break down and release nutrients gradually. It is not a quick-release fertilizer.

  • Compatibility: While neem seed meal is generally safe for most plants, it's advisable to conduct a small compatibility test on a few plants before widespread use, especially for sensitive species.

Neem seed meal is a valuable addition to any gardener's toolkit, offering a wide range of benefits for soil health, plant nutrition, and pest management. Its organic and natural properties make it a sustainable choice for environmentally conscious gardeners. By incorporating neem seed meal into your gardening practices, you can improve soil fertility, deter soil-borne pests, and support the overall health and vitality of your plants while reducing the reliance on synthetic chemicals.

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

Neem Seed Meal is an excellent all natural fertilizer for enriching garden and agricultural soils and encouraging optimum plant development. Cold pressed from the seeds of the fast growing Neem tree (Azadirachta Indica), it is also referred to as neem cake. It provides fertility benefits for short and long season crops and improves organic matter content of soils. Neem Seed Meal can be mixed into soils or potting media, used as a top dress around established plants or steeped to make a potent liquid solution.

  • Guaranteed Analysis: TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 6.0%,  AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 1.0%, SOLUBLE POTASH (K2O) 2.0%
  • *6.0% Slow Release Nitrogen from Neem Seed Meal
  • Derived from:Neem Seed Meal

Neem seed meal is a versatile and eco-friendly soil amendment that has gained popularity among gardeners for its numerous benefits. Derived from the seeds of the neem tree (Azadirachta indica), this meal offers a wide range of advantages, from enriching soil health to acting as a natural pest deterrent.

Characteristics of Neem Seed Meal

  • Organic and Natural: Neem seed meal is a byproduct of neem oil extraction and is considered an organic and sustainable soil amendment. It is free from synthetic chemicals and genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

  • Nutrient Content: Neem seed meal is rich in essential nutrients, including nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK). It also contains trace elements like calcium, magnesium, and sulfur, contributing to soil fertility.

  • Azadirachtin Content: Neem seed meal contains azadirachtin, a natural compound with insecticidal properties. While it acts as a deterrent against some pests, it does not harm beneficial insects like bees and ladybugs.

Uses and Benefits of Neem Seed Meal

  1. Soil Conditioning: Neem seed meal improves soil structure and texture by increasing its organic matter content. It enhances soil aeration and water retention, making it ideal for both sandy and clayey soils.

  2. Nutrient Enrichment: As a source of NPK and micronutrients, neem seed meal provides essential nutrients to plants, promoting healthy growth and development. It acts as a slow-release fertilizer, making nutrients available over an extended period.

  3. Pest Control: The presence of azadirachtin in neem seed meal deters various soil-dwelling pests, including nematodes and soil-borne insects. Incorporating neem seed meal into the soil can help reduce pest populations naturally.

  4. Disease Suppression: Neem seed meal may have antifungal properties, helping prevent soil-borne fungal diseases like root rot and damping-off. It can contribute to healthier plants with reduced susceptibility to fungal infections.

  5. Environmentally Friendly: Neem seed meal is a safe and environmentally friendly alternative to synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides. It does not harm non-target organisms or pollute the environment.

How to Use Neem Seed Meal

  • Incorporating into Soil: Mix neem seed meal thoroughly into the soil before planting or as a top dressing for established plants. Follow recommended application rates to avoid overuse.

  • Composting: Neem seed meal can be added to compost piles to enrich the compost with nutrients and enhance its pest-suppressing properties.

  • Mulching: Apply a layer of neem seed meal as a mulch around plants to deter soil-dwelling pests and provide slow-release nutrients.

Precautions and Considerations

  • Application Rates: Follow the recommended application rates for neem seed meal to avoid nutrient imbalances or potential phytotoxicity.

  • Time of Application: Apply neem seed meal well in advance of planting to allow it to break down and release nutrients gradually. It is not a quick-release fertilizer.

  • Compatibility: While neem seed meal is generally safe for most plants, it's advisable to conduct a small compatibility test on a few plants before widespread use, especially for sensitive species.

Neem seed meal is a valuable addition to any gardener's toolkit, offering a wide range of benefits for soil health, plant nutrition, and pest management. Its organic and natural properties make it a sustainable choice for environmentally conscious gardeners. By incorporating neem seed meal into your gardening practices, you can improve soil fertility, deter soil-borne pests, and support the overall health and vitality of your plants while reducing the reliance on synthetic chemicals.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 5.1 lb

Dimensions: 11.0"L x 8.25"W x 3.0"H

Features

    Characteristics

    Organic Status: Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture
    Animal-Based : No
    Fertilizer Type : Powdered/Granulated/Meal
    Major Nutrients : Over 4% Nitrogen
    Major Nutrients : Trace Minerals
    Nutrient Release Rate : Short-term (1-4 Months)
    Use as Foliar : No
    Organic Certifier: OMRI, CDFA

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    Customer Reviews

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    Lucas
    Nice Fertilizer

    Using this in Tea form to see if it keeps bugs down on my veggies this year.

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    hunkeshne
    Good value

    I'm hoping it will have some impact on root knot nematodes, but even if it doesn't, it is a good organic fertilizer, so you can't go wrong. The price is better than I've found other places.

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    Renee K
    Quick and Efficient

    We are in the process of using the Neem Meal so cannot attest to its effectiveness, however, we were both pleasantly surprised that such a heavy box made it across the country quickly and without damage. We appreciate your packing care.

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    frieda
    neem seed meal

    Recently took a gardening class where the instructor recommended using neem. I am having a few problems and I think this will help prepare my soil for next summer.

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