Shrimp Meal



Shrimp Meal



0.9% Water Soluble Nitrogen
5.1% Water Insoluble Nitrogen


CALCIUM (Ca) 10.0%


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Shrimp Meal

Enriches new garden soils and compost piles for all types of gardens

Down To Earth’s Shrimp Meal 6-6-0 is an excellent all-purpose fertilizer rich in nitrogen, phosphorus and calcium. It is wonderful for use on all types of garden vegetables, flowers and herbs. A valuable byproduct of the fresh Pacific shrimp processing industry, finely ground DTE Shrimp Meal 6-6-0 will break down rapidly in the soil to promote vigorous plant growth and development.

10 cups ≈ 1 lb; ¼ cup ≈ 0.4 oz; 1 tbsp ≈ 0.1 oz


Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds:

To prepare new gardens, apply 2 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil.

For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp per hole, mix into soil and water in well.

To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 oz, once each month during the growing season depending on plant size and desired growth rate.



For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 10 lbs per cubic yard.

For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.


Trees & Shrubs:

Spread 1-2 lbs per 1″ of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well.

For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.


Row Crops/Acreage:

Apply 500-1,000 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre.

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