High nitrogen promotes rapid vegetative growth
A readily available source of organic nitrogen, Down To Earth™ Blood Meal 12-0-0 is great for heavy feeders, like corn, spinach, broccoli and leafy greens. Nitrogen is essential for all types of growing plants and an adequate seasonal supply ensures plenty of shoots, flowers, fruits and vegetables.
TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 12.0%
1.0% Water Soluble Nitrogen
11.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
Listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute for use in organic production.
3 cups ≈ 1 lb; ½ cup ≈ 2.5 oz; 1 tbsp ≈ 0.25 oz
To prepare new gardens, apply 1-2 tbsp. per square foot and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. To prepare larger gardens, apply 2-3 lbs. per 100 square foot, and thoroughly mix into the top 3” of soil. For new transplants, add 1 tsp. per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 1-2 tsp., depending on size of plant and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.
For new plantings, add 1-2 tsp. per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly. To feed established plants, lightly mix 1 tsp. per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Apply 200-1,000 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nitrogen per acre.