Down To Earth™ Neem Seed Meal 6-1-2 is an excellent all-natural fertilizer for enriching garden and agricultural soils and encouraging optimum plant development. Cold pressed from the seeds of the fast-growing Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica), it is also referred to as neem cake. DTE™ Neem Seed Meal 6-1-2 can be mixed into soils or potting media, used as a top dress around established plants or steeped to make a potent liquid solution.
Containers: For new plantings, add – ¼ cup per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 5-10 lbs. per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 2-4 tbsp. per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Liquid Preparations: Add 2-4 tbsp. per gallon of water and let steep up to 48 hours agitating periodically. Apply the solution directly to the soil around plants or filter and apply as a foliar spray. Be sure to use all of the solution once it is prepared.
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 new tree and water in well.
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. For established plants, side dress ½ – 1 cup, depending on size of plant, once each month during the growing season.
- Total Nitrogen (N) 6.0%
- 6.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen*
- *6.0% Slow Release Nitrogen from Neem Seed Meal
- Available Phosphate (P2O5) 1.0%
- Soluble Potash (K2O) 2.0%
Derived from: Neem Seed Meal