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Is Tea a Good Fertilizer for Plants?

Would it be a good idea for you to think about tea as manure? Each time you blend yourself a pleasant cup of tea, you will wind up with a decent measure of utilized tea leaves that you might possibly have any need for. Further, you may have a tea that you despise or has since quite a while ago passed its prime.

How might you put the tea to utilize that you were unable to do anything with other than tossing it out? Utilizing tea leaves or tea that has been left out excessively long as manure for your different plants may be a choice.

There are different sorts of plants and tea assortments. Along these lines, no answer will be completely right for each plant and additionally tea. While investigating this theme, I have gone over different focuses that represent and against the utilization of tea as compost.

On the off chance that you are searching for an incredible method to make ideal manure out of utilized tea leaves, you should take a stab at utilizing an unscented indoor fertilizer canister.

 

What Makes Tea A Good Or Bad Fertilizer

Tea contains different synthetic substances that contain potassium, phosphorous or nitrogen. This will by and large deliver tea both in leaf structure and in prepared structure as a reasonable compost.

The supplement levels in the tea will shift contingent upon the kind of tea, when the leaves were gathered, the treatment of the tea plant and different elements. Along these lines, the response to the measure of supplements in tea is given as a normal.

Which Nutrients Does Tea Contain

Not all tea leaves contain similar measure of supplements. An investigation done on tea leaves from two unique homes developing the tea in low and high heights announced the accompanying supplements for youthful and develop tea leaves. (Source)

As per the investigation referenced above, youthful tea leaves and shoots will contain 4-0.4-2, which implies 4% nitrogen, 0.4% phosphorous and 2% potassium in the dry leaves.

More established leaves contain far less supplements and the estimation of utilizing it as a compost isn't given. Dry develop tea leaves contain 2.5% nitrogen, 0.2% phosphorous and 1% potassium. This is near a large portion of the nutritious estimation of more youthful tea leaves.

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