Calcium Nitrate Fertilizer 15.5-0-0 (Ammonia Calcium Nitrate 15.5-0-0)
Calcium Nitrate Fertilizer Application Rate:
Foliar Application: Mix 2-4 tablespoons per 1 gallon of water and spray the leaves with it.
Side Dressing Application: Apply 1 pound per 100 feet of row (1 cup per 50 feet of row or 1 level tablespoonful per plant). Apply to root growing area. Do not place within 2 inches of stalk or crown of plants. Do not allow contact with wet foliage.
On Apples: Ground application broadcast under the tree. Use at a rate of 1/2 pound for each year of tree growth to a maximum of 8 pounds per tree. Apply in February or apply in split applications in February and October.
Note: Calcium Nitrate may be used as a foliar spray as an aid in the reduction of blossom end rot in tomatoes and peppers. Apply with cover sprays every other week until 2 or 3 weeks before harvest using 3 pounds per hundred gallons of spray. Calcium Nitrate is compatible with most insecticides and fungicides used on vegetables, floral crops and fruit crops. Do not use in combination with sulfates.
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