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Cottonseed meal is an excellent all purpose fertilizer for plants that thrive in soils with a lower pH such as flowering shrubs, berries and trees. A high quality plant derived source of Nitrogen, apply our Cottonseed Meal in early spring to promote vegetative growth.
Berries: Apply 5-6 lbs per 100 linear feet in early spring OR 1/2-1 cup per plant. Repeat application when blooms appear and again in late fall at half the recommended amount.
Vegetable Gardens: Apply 5-6 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into soil. For transplants, add 1-2 tablespoons per hole and water in well. Apply 2-3 lbs as a top dress 1-2 times throughout the growing season to promote plant growth.
Trees & Shrubs: Spread 1 lb per 1" of trunk caliper around the base outwards to the drip and water in well.
Total Nitrogen (N)
0.6% Water Soluble Nitrogen
|Available Phosphate (P2O5)||2.0%|
|Soluble Potash (K20)||1.0%|
Derived From: Cottonseed Meal
What is "N-P or K"?:
Nitrogen (N) - Nitrogen is necessary for lush, green, leafy growth. An excess, however, will promote vegetative growth at the expense of the fruit or flowers. Nitrogen is generally applied at higher concentrations in early growth stages.
Phosphorus (P) - Phosphorus will promote big, bright bloom and enhanced fruit production. Phosphorus is essential for fruiting, flowering, strong root growth and quality seed development.
Potassium (K) - Potassium, or potash, helps produce strong sturdy plants and quality fruit. Potassium naturally increases a plants resistance to all types of stress and is vital for cell growth and carbohydrate metabolism.
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