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Calcium Carbonate Powder | CaCo3 Limestone Flour | 100g - 25kg Bags

£3.79£23.99

Agricultural Uses

• Increased phosphorus availability
• Enhanced mineralization and nitrification
• Better water use, nutrient recovery, and plant performance with a healthier root system.
• Spil pH Correction
• Mitigates heavy metals in soil

Animal Uses
Ground calcium carbonate is your ideal calcium choice for your next animal feed or nutrition supplement formulation to achieve optimal health for reptile shells, egg shells, farm animals and household pets. Our calcium carbonate is produced from a specialty, high purity source to ensure you receive the maximum calcium content.

Application Rates
If dug into soil, apply 250g/m2 and sprinkle additional onto the surface after digging.

Smaller weights are repackaged into clear packaging to offer best possible value.

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Calcium Carbonate Powder

Calcium is an important nutrient that strengthens a plant’s cellular walls and is vital in new cell development. A calcium deficiency can lead to common fruit diseases such as blossom-end rot, which is prevalent in tomatoes and peppers. Add in winter for annual crops, such as vegetables, just prior to digging. The calcium carbonate takes effect over the winter months and won’t damage young growth.

Before planting perennial plants like lawns, shrubs, fruit or trees, apply if the soil is acidic. Check the pH of your soil to find out how much you require. When applied to the surface around established plants it can take years to have any effect. Adjusting pH levels before planting or sowing is recommended. A soil pH test measures the acidity or alkalinity of the soil. A pH 7.0 is considered neutral. Above pH 7.0, the soil is alkaline and below pH 7.0, the soil is acidic. Powdered Calcium Carbonate acts far faster than granulated garden lime. Take a little more care when applying to make sure you get an even coverage.

One role of Calcium Carbonate known to many professionals, but that is not necessarily common knowledge to the average home gardener, is its ability to mitigate heavy metals in the soil. Usually, this is only necessary if a soil analysis indicates that heavy metals are present in the soil at levels that can be remediated. If the levels are too high, removal of the soil would be the likely solution.

Besides being potentially toxic for humans, heavy metals can be toxic to plants as well. Calcium carbonate does not eliminate the metals from the soil, but “ties them up” so that they are not as available for uptake by plants.

Agricultural Uses

  • Increased phosphorus availability.
  • Enhanced mineralization and nitrification.
  • Better water use, nutrient recovery, and plant performance with a healthier root system.
  • Soil pH Correction.
  • Mitigates heavy metals in soil.

Animal Uses

Ground calcium carbonate is your ideal calcium choice for your next animal feed or nutrition supplement formulation to achieve optimal health for reptile shells, egg shells, farm animals and household pets. Our calcium carbonate is produced from a specialty, high purity source. This ensures you receive the maximum calcium content.

Application Rates

If dug into soil, apply 250g/m2 and sprinkle additional onto the surface after digging.
1kg of Calcium Carbonate will be enough to correct the pH for 4m² soil.
25kg of Calcium Carbonate will be enough to correct the pH for 100m² of soil.

Please note: We repackage smaller weights into clear packaging to offer best possible value.

Available in both Polythene Bags and Resealable Plastic Tubs.

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size

100g, 250g, 500g, 750g, 1kg, 2kg, 3kg, 4kg, 5kg, 10kg, 15kg, 20kg, 25kg

Supplied In

Polythene Bag, Re-Sealable Tub

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