Blackstrap Molasses 1 litre

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Blackstrap Molasses 1 litre

Blackstrap molasses is high in calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. It also contains sulfur and a host of micronutrients. Using molasses as fertilizer provides plants with a quick source of energy and encourages the growth of beneficial microorganisms.

There has been a rise in the number of gardeners who are shifting to organic fertilizers to feed their plants.  Molasses is one of them and it helps grow healthy plants.

Molasses is what is left after sugar cane has had the sugar extracted

Organic molasses is also a great way to keep pests away. 

Molasses is a sweet liquid and is full of minerals and vitamins.

Why Should You Use Molasses For Plant Growth?

In organic gardening, it is crucial to have microbes in your soil. Feeding these beneficial microbes will make them healthier and make them grow faster. 

The sugar content in dry molasses will increase the microbial activity which, in turn, increases the availability of micronutrients to the plants.  

How to use?

Molasses is recommended for the speedy growth on a variety of plants like tomato plants.

 

  • During the growing season, mix molasses with milk which is another component effective for protecting plants against diseases such as powdery mildew.¬†
  • Use a hand sprayer to feed the plant milk and molasses mixture.
  • Add molasses to your compost pile to help build up the mineral nutrients and future soil.

How To Fertilize the Plants Using Molasses

To yield maximum benefits of molasses, you should learn some gardening tips to know how to use it more effectively. 

  • For every 1,000 square feet, use 1/2 cup liquid molasses.¬†
  • Dissolve the molasses in some warm water to ensure the molasses does not block the sprayer.¬†
  • When applying to individual plants, mixed two tablespoons of molasses per Litre of water.¬†
  • Drip the mixture into the compost pile¬†or straight into your garden¬†soil to ensure healthy plant¬†growth in your garden.

Benefits of Molasses

From ensuring the speedy growth of your plants to keeping the pests away, molasses is used as both nutrient and insecticide. 

Molasses plant fertilizer is non-toxic and an extremely cost-effective fertilizer.