Tennessee Brown Phosphate - 50 lb Bag
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- Organic Status:
- OMRI Listed
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES: *TENN BROWN PHOS (0-3-0) is hygroscopic with a moisture % of 10-12% and will be damper in rainy or high humidity conditions. Material will not get sticky or dry to hard clods. It will spread with a spinner cart when on the dryer side but may require a wet lime spreader if conditions are very damp. Note: This product has a finer consistency, closer to that of a powder. BENEFITS: Increases photosynthesis; increases forage quality; increases Brix giving insect and disease resistance & added test weight; excellent for microbial stimulation including mycorrhizial formation on roots. Excellent calcium source – 20% - and for composting operations to increase available trace minerals – see sidebar: shown in ppm or %.
TN BROWN PHOS is derived from washing piles left from mining high grade ore to make Super Phosphate or Triple Super Phosphate for agricultural purposes. It is not a colloidal nor a hard rock but rather a unique Reactive Rock source of natural phosphate with NOP certification for organic use. Lab tests show an average content of 23% P2O5. Compared to other phosphate sources test show it to contain the least amount of heavy metal contaminants.