Xtreme Gardening - XTREME TEA - Urban Grower Hydroponics

Xtreme Gardening - XTREME TEA

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Xtreme Tea Brews is the most user-friendly compost tea brew on the market today. Not only are they easy to use, they are the most cost-effective method of brewing high-quality compost tea. Xtreme Tea has a unique, two-part system that keeps the product stable until the time of use. The Tea Brew pouch contains the compost material and the microbe food pack provides a food source designed to multiply microbes during the brewing process. Our special blend of organic matter has been shown to break down nutrients and make them available to your plants as well as increase microbial population in the rhizosphere. 

In every square inch of soil, there are billions of active microbes that make up a complex community of organisms living in and around the roots of plants. The soil food web is a series of conversions of energy and nutrients between microbes. When organism decomposes complex materials, or consume other organisms, the nutrients are converted and are made available to plants and to other soil organisms. High amounts liquid and synthetic fertilisers can be detrimental to living organisms when applied to your soil.  Reintroducing living microbes found in compost can help rebuild your soils food web.

Xtreme Tea brews are easy to use, quick, effective means of adding life back into your soil. It can be applied as an instant extractor as a brewed compost tea in an aerated brewer. Simply pour the brewed tea around the base of the plant once a week. The microbes around the root zone begin rapidly breaking down nutrients into a form your plant can use right away. With more nutrients and minerals available, your plants can grow stronger and faster!

Xtreme Tea Brew Instructions

Prep :

    1. Before use, make sure your compost tea brewer is clean!

    2. Fill brewer with fresh, filtered water. We recommend using a Hydrologic Reverse Osmosis system to remove any chlorine and chloramines from the water supply. Maintaining water temperatures between 60 - 70  F throughout the brewing process is ideal.

Application :

Place nylon tea brew bag in water intact, tear open food pak and add contents,

          3 - 5 gal water: 1 (80 g) Brew pouch + contents of 1 Activator food pak.

          15 gal water: 3 (80 g) Brew pouch + contents of 3 Activator food pak. 

*Keep solution well oxygenated with air stones and allow to brew for 48 hours with a submersible pump for best results.

Quick Brew : 

In a bucket with 3- 5 gallons of water: add 1 (80 g) Brew pouch. Squeeze and rapidly massage Brew pouch for 60 - 90 seconds, helping to seep material into water. (Waterproof gloves recommended when handling material in water). Add contents of 1 food pak and stir solution until well mixed. Apply immediately.

Apply :

Pour tea (standard brew or quick brew) full strength around the base of each plant. Follow with a thorough watering.

    Rate:  1 - 3 gal container ....... 1 - 2 cups

              5 - 7 gal container ....... 3 - 4 cups

              10 - 20 gal container ... 5 - 8 cups

              25 - 50 gal container ... 1/2 - 1 gallon

              100 gal container ........ 2 - 3 gallons

      Xtreme Tea Brews may be diluted. Max dilution 1:10

      (1 gal of tea for every 10 gal of water).

Hydroponic Systems : 

Use tea 24 hours before changing the reservoir. Running tea in a hydroponic system for prolonged periods is not recommended. Add brewed tea at the rate of 1 - 2 gal of tea concentrate for every 10 gal of nutrient solution. Use tea throughout the growing season including the week prior to harvest.