Strawberry Plants
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Coffee grounds for strawberry plants?

Zone Alexandria, Pa. 16611 | Anonymous added on March 30, 2017 | Answered

I have been told, use coffee grounds around strawberry plant make them healthy and produce better crop, is this true? Thanks in advance for your help.

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on March 31, 2017

    Though you can use coffee grounds as a fertilizer, the effects may take some time. It doe however work well as a soil additive.
    Recommended fertilizer application for Strawberries is a balanced fertilizer, 10-10-10. Bone Meal or Blood Meal also are good organic sources of Nitrogen for your plants.
    Here are some articles with more information.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/strawberry/sweet-strawberries.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/ingredients/coffee-grounds-gardening.htm

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