EcoScraps Rose and Flower Plant Food

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EcoScraps Rose and Flower Plant Food
Heavy metals (ppm)
WashingtonArsenic:< 0.487 ppm
 Cadmium:< 0.243 ppm
 Cobalt: 0.379 ppm
 Mercury:< 0.0201 ppm
 Molybdenum: 1.41 ppm
 Nickel: 5.93 ppm
 Lead: 1.09 ppm
 Selenium:< 0.73 ppm
 Zinc: 93.6 ppm
Sources: WSDA[1]
retrieved 4 May 2017
Availability
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Advertising disclosure

EcoScraps Rose and Flower Plant Food is a NPK fertilizer from The Hawthorne Gardening Company. The fertilizer contains 4% nitrogen (N), 6% phosphorus (P2O5), and 3% potassium (K2O). Heavy metal analyses of the product reported to Washington State can be found in the info box on this page. The analysis shows the quantities of heavy metals, in parts per million (ppm), of arsenic (As), cadmium (Cd), cobalt (Co), lead (Pb), mercury (Hg), molybdenum (Mo), nickel (Ni), selenium (Se) and zinc (Zn) present in a sample of the product.

The fertilizer heavy metals analysis information for EcoScraps Rose and Flower Plant Food is from the Washington State Department of Agriculture. The information on WikiFootprints was last obtained from the agency website on 4 May 2017. WikiFootprints is not an official source of this information and may not represent the most recent analysis of the product. Official data can be obtained from the Washington State Department of Agriculture Fertilizer Product Database.[1]



Usage

Fertilizers and other products used to increase soil fertility can contain notable amounts of heavy metals, such as arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury, and nickel. NPK fertilizers are often used on a regular basis, so there can be a cumulative effect on heavy metal concentrations in the soil. A few government organizations regulate the concentrations of heavy metals, in agricultural products, to protect human health and natural resources from toxicity.


See also

  • NPK fertilizers - comparison of heavy metal concentrations in fertilizers that provide nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium
  • Fertilizers - comparison of heavy metal concentrations in fertilizers

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Fertilizer Product Database. Washington State Department of Agriculture. Web.