Use Rates

Application Recommendations

EcoSand will not burn or harm plants or turf. Apply directly to soil or in combination with composted material, humates, microbiologicals, or other beneficial products. Lightly water after application.


Beds: Flowers, Plants and Vegetables
New Beds:
Till 1 pound per 10 square feet
Each Spring:
Lightly till or scratch 1 pound per 10 square feet into the surface of the soil
Mix ½ a cup in the soil for an 8 inch diameter pot
Potting Mix:
1 pound per 5 gallons of soil
Lawn and Turf
Before seeding or laying sod, lightly till or scratch 20 pounds per 1,000 square feet
Broadcast or spread 5 to 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet in the spring and fall
Add 1 pound per 10 cubic feet
Contact ZEO for specific recommendations tailored to your operation
Field Crops:
Apply 75 to 150 pounds per acre annually

CEC and Porosity Improvement

Golf Course and Sports Turf
New Construction:
5 to 10% by volume in greens and tees mix
Top Dress:
50 to 100 pounds per 1,000 square feet
75 to 150 pounds per 1,000 square feet

For soils that are low in nitrogen, lightly fertilizer after EcoSand application (3 pounds of a 10% nitrogen per 100 pounds of EcoSand). This nitrogen application will charge the EcoSand fertilizer reservoir that is naturally charged with potassium