What: Neem Cake is the residue obtained from neem seed kernels which have been crushed to extract the oil. It is an excellent organic fertilizer with N-P-K content. Neem cake has been known to enrich the soil and protect the plant due to its natural pesticide content. Ideal for use in kitchen garden and house plants.
Why: Natural NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium) and other micro nutrients that are needed for better growth of plants and better yield of fruits and vegetables
Improves plant root development and protects from nematodes. Any pests in soil will go inactive.Nurtures Nitrogen fixing Bacteria, earthworms & other living organisms that are soil- beneficial. Earthworm populations have been known to increase where neem cake has been applied.
How: Mixed with Soil. Mix 100g with 2kg soil. Apply before (the area can be prepared up to a week or 10 days before planting) or during planting or for established plants around root zone. Also apply little bit during flowering stage.
PS: You should not put the neem cake on the top. It should be mixed up with soil. Typically neem cake when exposed to oxygen, tends to form fungus.