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Old 02-03-2017, 08:38 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by nullzero View Post
I know what you mean, its better to use composted pine bark. However that nitrogen will become available again when it breaks down. I have not noticed any adverse effects using this mix on all my plants. I just compensate with fish emulsion fertilizer schedule and have been using kelp foliar sprays as well. Fruited bananas in containers with this mix, the mix works to counter the high PH water we have here in SoCal.
This is being used in a container indoors. Does not the fish emulsion become a bit stringent and might keep the owners at bay?
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