How to use Banana Peels as fertilizer?
Richest source of Potassium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Manganese and Iron of plant origin. To be used for applications requiring no Nitrogen. It is a fast to moderate release fertilizer as it decomposes rapidly.
Containing Potassium up to 41% of its weight.
Also contains Phosphorus, Calcium, Manganese and Iron, suggested content is 3%, 2%, 0.8% and 0.1% respectively.
How to use?
Use as it is
You can apply directly to plant soil in dosage recommended (20-30 grams), make a small trench ( depth approx. 1-2 inch) spread it uniformly and then cover it with soil. Then water the plant thoroughly.
Blend with other fertilizer
It can be blended with other mild fertilizer to boost nutrient content. To do this please mix them in the desired ratio and apply immediately. It is highly recommended to make the blend enough for just one time, do not mix and store the blend.
Brew a tea
Tea acts as Foliar spray for plants and is good when you have to cater more plants with limited supply. To make tea, please soak 100 grams (approx. 1/2 of 1/2 pound pack) in 2 liters of water cover the vessel with muslin cloth and keep for 2-3 days in sunny location. Once the tea is brewed mix this water with other 3 liters of fresh water to make a 5 liter solution and water plants with this. If you wish to dilute it further this can be done.
Which Plants benefit from it?
You can use Banana Peel fertilizer for Rose, Mogra, Hibiscus, Lemon/Citrus, Tomatoes, seedlings, while making flowering plants bed.
Banana peels are pretty much use for all flowering plants as Potassium is required by plants to produce beautiful and bright blooms.
Where to buy Banana Peels from?
Next time when you eat Bananas do not throw the peels, instead you can sun dry them and make a fine powder of them to store them longer.
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