Primary benefit of this pleasant smelling mulch is increasing organic matter, although it is also a valuable plant-derived fertiliser.
Has a minimum of 15% protein, which is the equivalent of 2.4% Nitrogen.
Also contains trace minerals and triaconatol (a natural growth hormone).
Excellent addition to the compost pile for nitrogen content and absorbency.
Roses respond especially well to alfalfa mulch.
Spread a layer about 2cm thick in spring and in the middle of summer.