Mulch Guide - Seaweed (Kelp)

Mulch Guide - Seaweed (Kelp)

Appearance: Poor
Insulation: Good; recommended as a winter mulch
Cost: Low in coastal areas
Thickness: 4-6 in.
Weed Control: Excellent

Water Penetration: Fair
Moisture Retention: Good
Decomposition Speed: Slow; adds nitrogen and potash
Comments: Provides sodium, boron and other trace elements. Excellent for sheet composting.

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