Dried Blood is a by-product of meat rendering plants. It is produced from the blood of beef and pork, which is dried and then ground into a meal. It is used as a source of pure nitrogen.
Dried Blood 12-0-0 by Espoma
Espoma® Dried Blood is the finest dried blood available. It provides a slow, steady feeding of nitrogen, a primary nutrient which helps to promote rapid growth and deep, dark green color. Espoma® Dried Blood is an ideal supplement for all annuals and perennials. It is an all-natural material approved for organic gardening. While The Espoma Company makes no claims as to any other uses for this product, some consumers of Dried Blood claim that it is effective as an animal repellent.
Rates of Application
Light feeding 1 pound per 100 square feet.
Medium feeding 2 pounds per 100 square feet.
Heavy feeding 4 pounds per 100 square feet.