Down To Earth™ Shrimp Meal 6-6-0 is an excellent all-purpose fertilizer rich in nitrogen, phosphorus and calcium. It is wonderful for use on all types of garden vegetables, flowers and herbs. A valuable byproduct of the fresh Pacific shrimp processing industry, finely ground DTE™ Shrimp Meal 6-6-0 will break down rapidly in the soil to promote vigorous plant growth and development.
TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 6.0%
0.9% Water Soluble Nitrogen
5.1% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 6.0%
CALCIUM (Ca) 10.0%
10 cups ≈ 1 lb; ¼ cup ≈ 0.4 oz; 1 tbsp ≈ 0.1 oz
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:
To prepare new gardens, apply 2 lbs. per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp. per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 oz., depending on plant size and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.
For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp. per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 10 lbs. per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp. per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Trees & Shrubs:
Spread 1-2 lbs. 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 amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.
Apply 500-1,000 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre