Cow Dung Fertilizer
Cow dung is a time tested fertilizer and has been in use since ages. Cow dung is a composite package for plant nutrients. Typical NPK ratio is 0.5-0.2-0.5. However Ecotika has added certain ingredients to boost the NPK ratio to 3-2-1 with assured supply of secondary and micro nutrients, this blend not only makes it more effective but also stabilizes cow dung.
Bio availability of Ca-Mg-S stands at 0.7-0.2-0.3, available micronutrients are Iron, Manganese, Zinc, Copper, Boron and Molybdenum
1/2 cup (approx. 20-30 gms) for an average plant potted in an 12″ dia pot. It can be mixed with other fertilizer in equal proportions and used immediately.
Dig a trench around 2-3 inches deep all around the plant leaving 3 inches from the plant trunk. Uniformly spread the fertilizer ( it is recommended to start with 20-30 grams of the fertilizer) in the trench and then cover the trench with soil. Water the plant till some water comes out from the bottom of pot. refer following pictures for clarity. It can be blended with other mild fertilizer to boost its nutrient content. To do this please mix them in the desired ratio and apply immediately
Cow dung manure can be used to make fertilizer tea which can act as a fast release fertilizer for plants. and is good when you have to cater more plants with limited supply. To do this 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 in sunny location for 3 days stir the contents vigorously after every 8 hours. 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.
This product is in semi powdered form for easy broadcasting .
The product is safe to use around children, but ensure hands are washed after each use. We do not recommend this product for oral consumption as it is meant to be used as fertilizer. Left over product must be properly packed to avoid ingression of moisture or water.