Daltons Compost Plus

To improve soil structure and revitilise your garden by adding organic matter and nutrients to your existing garden bed. Daltons Compost Plus can also be used to top up existing garden beds and will stimulate microbial and earthworm activity.

A blend of composted bark fines, untreated aged sawdust and chicken manure. The added Gypsum provides extra calcium and improves drainage. Great to use as a soil revitaliser and to assist with water holding in lighter soils and drainage in heavier soils.

Features and Benefits:

  • Grows bigger, better and healthier crops
  • Contains Gypsum for improved plant and soil health
  • Enhances the availability of nutrients to plants
  • Made from New Zealand renewable Pine Bark resource
  • 100% weed-free.

Product Tip:
For best results dig Daltons Compost Plus into existing garden soil. For the construction of raised gardens or planter boxes we recommend Daltons Premium Garden Mix

Important: This product needs to be incorporated into existing soil. We advise not to plant directly into this product.

Application Guide:

Product m3 Application Depth mm Total Area Covered (m2) Weight (tonnes/)m3)
Compost  20 50 400 0.65 - 0.75*
Compost 20 100 200 0.65 - 0.75*
Compost 20 150** 133 0.65 - 0.75*

Dig in 50mm - 100mm of compost into soil.
*Note: Weight may vary depending on moisture content. **For clay soils increase to 150mm

Analysis Level Found Analysis Level Found
Total Carbon 37% Phosphorus (P) 6,520 mg/kg
Total Nitrogen 1.29% Potassium (K) 8,650 mg/kg
C/N Ratio 29 Calcium 28,200 mg/kg
Organic Matter 64% Magnesium 3,140 mg/kg
Dry Matter 45% Sodium 2,560 mg/kg
pH 6.5 Sulphur 6,000 mg/kg

Analysis results from RJ Hill Laboratories Ltd, Hamilton. (Based on average test results)