Natural Fungicide and Soil Amendment
Corn Meal, the kind Momma uses to bake with is showing up as an effective weapon against plant diseases. Corn Meal is used by the native beneficial soil microbes like Trichoderma and Actinomyces as a preferred food source.
As the beneficial soil microbes increase they naturally wage war against a variety of soil diseases like Brown Patch, Black Spot on Roses (which can cycle in the soil) Grey Mold, Damping Off, and possibly Take All Patch.
Corn Meal is inexpensive and easy to use. Corn Meal will improve your soil by adding organic matter in addition to increasing your soil microbial population. Use Corn Meal as an overall soil amendment and in particular with disease prone plant material like St. Augustine, Photinias, Indian Hawthorn, Bedding Color, Seed Flats, etc.
20 lb per 1000 sq. ft.
40 lb. • Ton