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Can you use charcoal as fertilizer?
January 16, 2009 5:47PM
Charcoal in and of itself isn't fertilizer but an absorption medium. Due to its extremely high surface area, nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus stick to the charcoal and provide an excellent home to soil friendly bacteria and thus essentially turning charcoal into a slow release fertilizer. Inoculate it with fertilizer before applying