Spots on leaves, light centers, edges of leaves are brown. Leaves are curled in, wilt and die.
Stunted growth. poor fruit.
Main cause is nutritional.
Trace mineral deficiency (especially calcium, iron, manganese, and/or zinc deficiencies. ).
Dead soil due to over fertilization or other causes such as using city water (chlorinated water).
Improper watering conditions.
Wrong PH levels (Usually very high).
dead soil no bacteria
Long term solutions
44 Lbs of Azomite - Organic Trace Mineral Soil Additive Fertilizer - 67 Trace Minerals: Selenium, Vanadium, Chromium
Trace Mineral Amendment This natural fertilizer (described in Secrets of the
Soil as "rock dust") is actually an ancient deposit of aluminum silicate
clay and marine minerals. In use for over 50 years as a source of available
potash (0.2%) and over 67 trace minerals, including calcium (1.8%), sodium
(0.1%), and magnesium (0.5%). Apply at .25-2 tons/acre, or .25-2 lb/10 sq
ft. Use as an annual top dressing on citrus trees, where soil pH is 6.5 or
lower, at 5 lb/tree, or 15 lb on blight-stricken trees. Azomite can also
used in animal feeds at a rate of 0.5% of feed mixture, as a trace mineral
supplement and a natural anti-caking agent.
The Invisible Gardener
last updated on
March 17, 2013
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