How to make better mustard oil cake fertilizer for plant

How to make better mustard oil cake fertilizer for plant

Do you want to take care of plants in your garden organically? Then you can use mustard oil cake as organic fertilizer. Although there are many different types of fertilizers available for organic gardening. I will tell you about the properties of mustard oil cake, practical methods and how to convert mustard oil cake into organic fertilizer.

After crushing the mustard seeds and extracting the oil, the residue left behind is called mustard oil cake. Although it is mainly used as animal feed, its practical importance as a plant fertilizer is undeniable. The mustard cake is rich in nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. Also contains micro and macro nutrients. Which is a necessary element in any plant.

NPK value of mustard oil cake fertilizer:

The mustard cake is widely used in gardens as a natural organic fertilizer. Mustard oil cake fertilizer is rich in nitrogen. It is also rich in potassium, magnesium, sulphur, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, iron, copper etc. nutrients. Which makes your garden plants very vibrant and healthy and helps to resist disease. It is a high-quality organic fertilizer. And completely eco-friendly products. Mustard cake can be prepared and used as powder and as liquid fertilizer.

The general NPK ratio of mustard oil cake powder is 4-1-1. That is, the nutritional value of mustard seed cake per 100 grams is 4 grams of nitrogen, 1 gram of phosphorus and 1 gram of potassium.

Mustard cake powder dosage:

You can use mustard cake powder while preparing the soil for plants. In that case, you can prepare the soil for plants by mixing 30 to 40 grams of mustard cake powder with other ingredients for a 12-inch diameter pot. And to get good results should be applied 4 times a year. The amount of fertilizer can be increased depending on the diameter of the pot or the size of the plant and the climate. The fertilizer application rate is 6 grams per 2 inches of diameter.

Mustard cake powder application:


 Dig a trench 2-3 inches deep into the soil at the edge of the pot. Spread the manure evenly in the trench and then cover the trench with soil. And thoroughly wet the entire soil with plant water. And water till water comes out from the bottom of the pot. (It is recommended to start with 30 grams of fertilizer).

Mustard oil cake dust fertilizer

A study found that mustard cake is left to rot for 5 to 7 days. As a result, was found in the lowest beneficial bacteria and nutrient quality. Because most organic matter does not decompose properly if left to decompose for 20 to 40 days, its micro and macro nutrients increase at a record rate. The nutrient content of this solution was highly influenced by its microbial population. Fungi help break down complex organic compounds and produce simple organic and inorganic compounds, which are very useful for plants. Azotobacter, Azospirilum and Rhizobium help fix more N in crop fields. PSB improves P solubilization in crops. Actinomycetes aid in the proper digestion of complex organic molecules and show anti-Pseudomonas potential, while Trichoderma aids in disease prevention.

Benefits of mustard oil fertilizer:

  1. For those of us who grow fruits and vegetables in the garden, mustard seeds are a very important fertilizer. Because if we use chemical fertilizers in our garden then those chemicals will enter our bodies through fruits and vegetables. Therefore, by using this fertilizer, fruit and vegetable plants can avoid chemical fertilizers as much as possible.


  1. Continuous application of chemical fertilizers makes the soil unsuitable for plants. Therefore, this mustard oil cake fertilizer is very useful for perennial flowers and fruit trees.
  2. Mustard oil cake fertilizer is an essential ingredient in organic gardening. It decomposes very quickly and gets absorbed into the soil compared to unique organic fertilizers.
  3. Mustard oil cake fertilizer greatly helps to increase the number of beneficial bacteria and fungi like Trichoderma, Rhizobium, pseudomonas, Azotobacter, and Azospirilum in the soil and also increases their effectiveness. These microorganisms greatly aid in plant growth and disease resistance.
  4. Mustard oil cake fertilizer has higher NPK content than other organic fertilizers. As a result, there is no need to use cow dung or vermicompost in the soil of the tub. If I apply mustard oil cake fertilizer powder or liquid fertilizer at that place, it will go away, there will be no problem.


How to make Liquid mustard cake fertilizer:

Liquid mustard cake Fertilizer

First, take a large pot or bucket with a lid. It is good to mention here that the pot is very good if it is made of clay. Because composting in soil containers increases the properties of liquid manure. And according to the liquid fertilizer requirement of the garden, pour water mustard oil cake into the container at the rate of 100 grams per litre of water and mix it well with a stick, press the lid and keep it in a shaded place. Agitate the solution with the stick again after a few days and press the lid. After 5 to 7 days the solution will turn into usable liquid fertilizer. It is good to say here that if this decomposition of the solution can be done for 20 days, its efficiency will increase manifold.

Mustard cake fertilizer Practical rules:

 Dilute 100 ml of solution per 1 litre of water and apply it to the soil at the base of the plant. There is no obligation to apply this liquid mustard fertilizer. You can use this liquid fertilizer according to the water-holding capacity of the soil of the plant and apply it twice a month to get good results. Certain rules need to be followed while applying this liquid mustard cake fertilizer.

  1. Water the plant the day before applying this liquid fertilizer to the plant and lightly dig the soil at the base of the plant.
  2. Never apply liquid fertilizer to the base of the plant. Apply at a temporary distance from the base of the plant. Applying it at the very base of the plant can damage the plant.
  3. Application of this liquid fertilizer is always best done in the evening. If that is not possible, do it early in the morning. This fertilizer cannot be applied after sunrise.
  4. Don’t mistakenly spray liquid mustard cake fertilizer on plants. It may cause leaf burn. It is better to give light water to the plant after the application of fertilizer. Because even if excess fertilizer is applied, it will not harm the plant.
  5. And the soil should be re-digging after one day of application of liquid mustard fertilizer. Because the use of this fertilizer creates a layer on the surface of the soil. As a result, the soil cannot absorb oxygen
  6. Many people complain that their plants are scorched or dead after applying liquid fertilizers. In this case, I would say they have applied the liquid fertilizer in a thick form. Always apply liquid fertilizers diluted with water.


What types of plants this mustard liquid fertilizer can be applied to:

First of all, it’s good to say that mustard cake liquid fertilizer is not for indoor plants. Because indoor plants need less sunlight, the soil is a little wet, so when this fertilizer is applied, the soil cannot absorb it easily. As a result, the trees are attacked by insects and fungi. And the other side is that the liquid manure of mustard cake is smelly which pollutes the indoor environment. But you can use mustard cake powder if you wish. Besides, this liquid fertilizer cannot be applied to succulent and orchid species. Apart from these, you can apply mustard cake liquid fertilizer to any outdoor plant.


Related Posts

Sunset bell (Chrysothemis pulchella) easy to care

Sunset bell (Chrysothemis pulchella) easy to care

Tradescantia pallida plant care & how to grow easily

Tradescantia pallida plant care & how to grow easily

How to grow easily Rhoeo Oster Plant

How to grow easily Rhoeo Oster Plant

101 type of variety of Snake plant’s, benefits, & care | Sansevieria Plants

101 type of variety of Snake plant’s, benefits, & care | Sansevieria Plants

No Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *