Fish Bone Meal is a marine based alternative to traditional steamed Bone Meal and is wonderful for all flowering plants, trees and shrubs. A great source of Phosphorus and Calcium, Fish Bone Meal also contains a small amount of Nitrogen and is an ideal fertilizer for new garden beds, perennials and bulbs.
50 lb. Bag
OMRI ListedCDFA Listed (Registered Organic Input Material)
TOTAL NITROGEN (N) 4.0%4.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
AVAILABLE PHOSPHATE (P2O5) 12.0%
CALCIUM (Ca) 14.0%
Fish Bone Meal
Listed by the Organic Materials Review Institute for use in organic production.
2 cups = 1 lb; ½ cup ˜=4 oz; 1 tbsp = 0.5 ozBulbs:
Add 1 tbsp per hole for average size bulbs, more for larger varieties. Mix thoroughly into soil and water in well.
For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 2.5-5 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.
Apply 500-1,000 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nitrogen per acre.
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 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 once each month during the growing season to promote fruiting and flowering.
Trees & Shrubs:
Spread 1 lb per 2? 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 and water in well.
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