Learn how to make banana peel tea fertilizer for your succulents or cacti. Discover this simple recipe.
Homemade Banana Peel Tea Fertilizer for Succulents
Not long ago we talked to you about the use of eggshells as compost for succulents. That same recipe, depending on how it is applied to plants, can also be used as a fertilizer for succulents.
Today we propose another very simple, ecological and cheap way to fertilize your succulents or cacti.
The objective of this article is to show you a homemade recipe to make banana peel tea to help with the care and development of your plants.
We at Succulent Alley are constantly exploring alternatives to take advantage of the waste that we generate every day around us and give it another use, such as containers (cans, glasses and other containers) for making recycled pots.
Banana peel tea is a fertilizer that provides nutrients to succulents or cacti, such as potassium. This helps them grow healthier and more beautiful. On the other hand, its application is recommended during the flowering season.
Recipe for Banana Peel Tea Fertilizer
Next, we explain step by step how to make banana peel tea or banana tea. As you will see, it is a very simple procedure, as well as ecological and cheap. You only need two ingredients and it is a perfect way to help your plants grow healthy and strong, especially during the flowering season.
- Take 4 or 5 banana peels.
- Cut them into medium pieces.
- Add 1 liter of water to a saucepan.
- Bring the water to a boil and when it is boiling, add the chopped banana skins.
- Let them boil for 15 minutes.
- Blend the resulting liquid.
- Let it cool.
- Mix it with 2 liters of water.
- Water the substrate of your succulents with the mixture.
How to Apply Banana Peel Tea in Succulents
The use of banana peel tea or banana tea in succulents or cacti is through direct irrigation once you have made the mixture. We recommend that you consider when to water succulents and how to water succulents to avoid problems with your plant.
When to Apply the Banana Peel Tea
The best time to use banana peel tea or banana tea is during the flowering season of the succulent or cactus. The nutrients provided by this homemade fertilizer for succulents will help your plant more efficiently during this period.
Did you find a simple recipe? Do you use any other fertilizer or homemade compost for your succulents or cacti? Leave us a comment.