Available in 3 sizes

5LB Box, 20LB Bag, 40LB Bag

Promotes plant growth and enhances beneficial soil microorganism populations

A byproduct of the West Coast crab harvest, Down To Earth’s Crab Meal 4-3-0 is a wonderful source of plant nutrients for vegetable gardens, flower beds and field crops. The coarse texture of DTE Crab Meal is ideal for improving aeration, drainage and overall soil tilth.

TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 4.0%
1.0% Water Soluble Nitrogen
3.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen

AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 3.0%

CALCIUM (Ca) 14.0%

Derived from:

Crab Meal

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

4 cups ≈ 1 lb; ½ cup ≈ 2 oz; 1 tbsp ≈ 0.25 oz

Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:
To prepare new gardens, apply 5 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.

Row Crops/Acreage:
Apply 500-1,000 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre.

Containers:
For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 5 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.