Bone meal is made from defatted, dried animal bones that are ground to a fine powder. It’s a mineral supplement. It’s high in calcium and phosphorus. There are many safer and better forms of calcium supplements on the market. Bone meal is used for fertilizer.
- It’s an excellent source of phosphorus
- It acts as a slow-release fertilizer
- It boosts bloom and fruit production
- Bone Meal Strengthens Flowering Plants
- Bone Meal May Contain Nitrogen
- It promotes better root structure
Bone meal for plants can be used from February to November and can be applied prior to sowing any seeds or throughout the growing season as needed.
Sprinkle bone meal fertiliser evenly over the soil or add to planting compost. Make sure it’s mixed well. If the weather is dry, water in well.
One application per growing season is all you need
1 heaping tablespoon per plant
10 pounds (4.5 kg.) for every 100 square feet (9 sq. m.) of garden