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How to Fertilize Coconut Tree using Chicken Manure

Updated: Feb 10, 2023

Composted chicken manure is a slow-release rich source of macro and micro nutrients for the coconut tree.

Chicken manure is an abundant source of nutrients for the coconut tree. They have high levels of nitrogen, and has a good amount of phosphorus and potassium.

Moreover, chicken manure contains more calcium than any other cattle compost, as well as magnesium and sulfur for optimal growth of the coconut tree.

Application of chicken manure will create excellent soil for the coconut trees to grow and you can find your coconut tree grow healthier

Chicken manure adds organic matter to the soil and increases the water holding capacity of the soil, also improves aeration and drainage of the soil

Chicken manure is sometimes dangerous to the plants if they are not composted properly. So ensure the chicken manure used for fertilization is well composted.

Apply 25 kg of chicken manure around the coconut tree. After completing the fertilization, cover them with the soil completely.

Finally irrigate the soil thoroughly. Chicken manure can burn the roots of the coconut tree and sometimes kill the coconut tree if the soil is not irrigated..

Benefits of chicken manure is that the yield will be 2 times that of normal manure.

To get maximum benefits from Chicken manure, continue fertilizing the coconut tree at least 2 to 3 times a year.

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