best way to feed bonemeal

acenjason(2)July 17, 2009

Hello folks! I have a mini rose bush that lives in my grow room and would like to feed her some bonemeal, but the directions are not very clear on how much I can use or if I can mix it with water to apply it or what. Also I don't know how often to feed. Any help would make my little plant very happy! Thanks in advance.

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gardenfanatic(MO zone5b)

I don't think mixing it with water and adding is the way to go. Also, FYI - triple superphosphate is a better source of phosphorus than bone meal. Plants can absorb it better. I'd use a tablespoon yearly in the spring.

Deanna

Here is a link that might be useful: Phosphorus Info

    Bookmark   July 23, 2009 at 4:30PM
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phil_schorr(z6St.Louis)

You can either sprinkle it around the base of the plant at the drip line and scratch it in, or you can poke three or four holes down a few inches and put a teaspoon in each. The roots will find it.

    Bookmark   July 23, 2009 at 11:54PM
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acenjason(2)

thanks!!

    Bookmark   July 24, 2009 at 6:41PM
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