Red Worms 200 Count

Availability: In stock (11)

LIVE DELIVERY GUARANTEE

Great for composting. Each red worm can eat half it's weight in organic matter every 24 hours!

TARGET
Aerates and enriches the soil with nutrients and minerals including up to 5 times the available nitrogen, 7 times the available phosphorus, 3 times the changeable magnesium, & more.

 

DESCRIPTION
Scientific Name: Elsenia fetida
Red “Wiggler” Worms may not be bug predators, but they play a crucial role in building healthy and nutrient rich soil. These industrious worms can consume half their weight in organic material every day, contributing to remarkable soil enrichment and aeration.

Our Red Worms are grown from carefully managed farms where they undergo thoughtful harvesting and thorough quality checks. Innovatively designed retail packages contain a generous quantity of worms in various stages. The combination of cocoons, newly hatched wisps, and mature adults is the perfect solution for those looking to jump-start composting bins or enhance existing garden beds.

Red worms reach mature size in 6-12 months.

 

SOIL TEMPERATURE
50-77°F

 

INTRODUCTION RATES
200 red worms cover approximately 500 sq. ft.

600 red worms cover approximately 1,200 sq. ft.

1,200 red worms cover approximately 2,400 sq. ft.

 

HOW TO RELEASE:

WORM BIN
Scatter worms on top of the compost. Keep soil moist as you add organic material.

GARDEN, LAWN, TREES, SHRUBS, ETC
Introduce in the morning or evening after watering. Dig several 4-5in holes. Put a few worms in each hole and cover loosely with soil.
 
WORM CHOW
CMake sure your worms are well fed will result in rich worm castings. Learn More
 

STORAGE
CONSUMER STORAGE:
For best results introduce immediately when temperatures are above 50°F. Store for no longer than 30 days.

RETAIL STORAGE:
Shelf life of 30 days. Keep away from direct sunlight and in temperatures between 40-75°F. In warmer temperatures, consider placing the units in a refrigerator between 36-45°F. Remember, the warmer the temperature, the more active the worms will be. Cooler temperatures will keep them less active, thus lengthening their shelf life.

 

PRO TIPS:
Pesticides, even wetting agents, and spreader-stickers may adversely affect beneficial insects' survival. Broad spectrum and systemic insecticides are toxic.

 

0 stars based on 0 reviews