Purple Cow Classic Compost is a time tested, and proven way to add beneficial microbes, carbon, and balanced nutrients to your soil. Classic Compost improves soil structure and porosity, creating a better plant root environment. It allows plants to more effectively utilize nutrients, while reducing nutrient loss by leaching, and enables soils to retain nutrients longer. Also containing humus, Classic assists in soil aggregation and make nutrients more available for the plant. This 100% plant-based and organic product is OMRI Listed for organic production.
General Use Recommendations
About 6 cubic yards per acre*
About 3 cubic yards per acre*
Soil restoration may require more volume as well as other product recommendations in initial year or two.
*Actual recommendations depend on crop budget and pre-existing soil conditions. Contact a Purple Cow Organics representative to discuss soil amendment plans to meet your needs, including customer material blends.
Typical Lab Analysis (As Received with ~35% Moisture)
Organic Matter - 22.00% (as rec'd) - 1,760.00 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Total Nitrogen - 0.75% (as rec'd) - 60.00 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Phosphorous - 0.25% (as rec'd) - 20.00 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Potassium - 0.50% (as rec'd) - 40.00 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Calcium - 3.56% (as rec'd) - 284.80 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Sulfur - 0.01% (as rec'd) - 0.72 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Magnesium - 1.51% (as rec'd) - 120.80 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Zinc - 0.01% (as rec'd) - 0.80 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Manganese - 0.04% (as rec'd) - 3.20 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
Boron - 0.00% (as rec'd) - 0.12 pounds per acre at 4 tons per acre
C/N Ratio: 16:43
"At the rate I applied, it over doubled my organic matter and increased all my micros and macros...it was the most efficient way to increase organic matter I have ever seen. The soil was visibly darker and richer...my crops were amazing this year!"
"I should have taken pictures...it made all the difference in the texture and look of the soil. I am super happy with you guys...for folks like me concerned about soil health, you guys are the way to go."
- Improves moisture infiltration and reduces erosion and runoff
- Improves the cation exchange capacity (CEC) of soils
- Aids in proliferation of soil microbes
- Supplies beneficial microorganisms to soils
- Buffers soil pH
- Contains macro and micro nutrients