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Alfalfa Meal

5L = Approx. 1kg Course 5mm sifted Alfalfa/Lucerne meal Primary benefit of this pleasant smelling meal is increasing organic matter, although it is also a valuable plant-derived fertiliser. Has a minimum of 15% protein, which is the equivalent of 2.4% Nitrogen. Also contains trace minerals and triaconatol (a natural growth hormone). Excellent addition to the compost pile for nitrogen content and absorbency. Roses respond especially well to alfalfa meal. For new plantings of roses, mix 0.5 cup per plant into the soil. For existing plants, mix 0.5-1 cup of alfalfa meal to a depth of 4″-6″ around each rose bush. For vegetables and flower beds, work in at 250-350 grams per square meter Soil mixes use at 1-2%