Banana tea – Organic potassium fertilizer

This homemade organic fertilizer recipe is super easy to make. You will just need two ingredients, banana peels and water. Banana peels are rich in potassium and that helps plants during blossoming or when the fruits are coming out. It is during those periods when the plants need more potassium. Also, adds lots of nutrients that plants need to grow strongly.

Banana tea

Recipe by Enara ParraDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 banana peels

  • 1,5 litres of water

Directions

  • Chop the banana peels.
  • Heat the water in a large pot. Add the chopped banana peels.
  • Bring to boil and simmer in low heat for 15 minutes.
  • Strain it and wait until it cools down completely.
  • Mix 1 litre of banana tea with 5 litres of water. Water plants ones a week with the mixture.

Notes

    Banana peel

    Banana peel can also be used to add it to the soil in small pieces ones a month. That way the peels will add magnesium, potassium and phosphorus to the soil.

    How to use it

    When plants are blooming or fruits are coming out, water the plants with this fertilizer. Ones every 15 days.

    When plants are NOT blooming but you want to give them extra nutrients. Mix 1 litre of banana tea with 5 litres of water. Water plants ones a week with the mixture.

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