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WHAT IS COMPOST TEA?

Compost tea is a live fertilizer for your crops.

A good tea is a broth of bacteria, fungi, protozoa and nematodes that help provide balanced nutrition while protecting it from disease.
Contains essential plant nutrients and biostimulants, while beneficial microbes help create and maintain a healthy soil system.
The versatility that compost tea provides allows us to apply it in irrigation and via foliar. A foliar application of tea will cover the surface of the leaves with microbes that protect from pathogens.
Compost tea is an essential cog in a living garden that is healthy and largely free from the pressure of diseases..

ADVANTAGES

  • Pure aromas.
  • Clean flavors.
  • Healthy crops.
  • Without losing performance.
  • Saving in water.
  • Back to the roots.
    • Good aeration of the tea

      The more oxygen in the water the better.

    • Keep materials clean

      Don't let pathogens contaminate the new tea.

    • Use quality ingredients

      Optimal results with the best raw materials.

HOW TO PREPARE A COMPOST TEA?

Compost Tea can be generated in various ways, with many different ingredients, which provide specific properties.

MATERIALS:

-Water tank.
-Air pump.
– Air stone or alternative system.
-400 micron bag.

STEPS TO CREATE A COMPOST TEA:

Use non-chlorinated water, if you do not have it, oxygenate it for 2 hours with the air pump or let it rest for 24 hours.

Place the bag on the water tank and put the ingredients in it depending on the volume of water to use:

  • 1.5 % good compost/earthworm humus.
  •  0.75 % of other ingredients.
  •  Microbial inoculants.
  • Close the bag, put it in the water and massage it to moisten the elements homogeneously.
  •  Add 1.5-2.5 ml/l of cane molasses.
  •  Oxygenate for 12-48h.

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Water temperature 10ºC 15ºC 20ºC 25ºC
Oxygenation time 48h 36h 24h 12h

DURING THE PROCESS, FOAM MAY BE GENERATED, IT IS NOT AN INDICATIVE OF TEA QUALITY.● Drain the bag to take advantage of the remaining juices.

  • Irrigate without filtering.
  •  Undiluted for the most demanding crops.
  •  Dilute up to 10% in less demanding crops.
  •  Compost the content of the bag.

DO YOU WANT TO CREATE YOUR OWN MIX OF COMPOST TEA?

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