Left Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your cart

Promotion
Read more

Down to Earth Oyster Shell 5 LB

Description

Down To Earth’s Oyster Shell is an all-natural and high-quality source of the essential plant nutrient calcium. Ancient oyster shells are carefully harvested and then ground into small, medium and coarse particles. These irregular shapes provide a sustained release of this valuable nutrient. DTE Oyster Shell also aids in improving structure of soils and building optimum tilth.

 

CALCIUM (Ca) 35.0%

 

Derived from:

Ground Oyster Shell

 

Listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute for use in organic production.

 

Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:

To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 square feet 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.

 

Outdoor Containers:

For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 0.5-1 lb per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp per gallon into the soil surface every other month during the growing season.

 

Lawns:

In spring and fall, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 square feet and water in well. Results may be enhanced if applied following aeration.

 

Trees & Shrubs:

Spread 1 lb per 1″ of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use the amended soil to fill in around the new tree; water in well.

 

Row Crops/Acreage:

Apply 500-2,000 lbs per acre initially followed by annual maintenance applications depending on soil analysis and crop requirements.

$9.99