Frequently Asked Questions

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Yes, Charlie Carp works best when used as a foliar fertiliser. The goodness is soaked up through the stamen as well as through the root system.
Yes it does. Charlie Carp serves two purposes..it is a great fertiliser and it protects your plants from being eaten by Possums for some reason they don't like the smell
Refill the empty 2.2 litre bottle with 500ml of the concentrate and fill the rest of the bottle up with water.
Definitely yes, the secret is Charlie original half strength but twice as often ie 5mls per 1 litre of water every 2 weeks
Charlie Carp is good for everything. It has worked wondered on pastures and crops for years.
Yes, Charlie Carp is good for Natives as they like a low phosphorus (P) . Charlie Carp's P=2.That is quite low and good for Natives and Wildflowers.
Yes, the product is natural and perfectly safe for animals.
Charlie Carp is only sold within Australia at this stage. It is possible to ship product overseas, but freight is costly.
Yes, Charlie Carp is suitable for all fruits and nuts. Make sure to follow the dilution rates suitable for your type of plant.
WA have very sandy soils and as such phosphorus does not "hold" well in any soil. It leaks out quickly and goes into the water systems and rivers. Other states have less sandy soils and therefore the phosphorus is retained in the soil for the plants to absorb and does not end up in the waterways. Therefore, all fertilisers for WA need to have a very low level of phosphorus to help protect the waterways and keep them clean.
100% fish. The whole fish, flesh, guts, bones and all.
"The difference between the Organic and the Original is that the Organic is 100% fish with no natural additives, it is certified by NASAA.   The Original is still a 100% natural product but has an added boost of Nitrogen.   Both products are Natural with no synthetics."
Charlie is best used in the mornings or evenings. Definitely NOT in the middle or the main heat of the day. If you know a day is going to be above 30 degrees, it is best to wait for a cooler day, e.g. 28 degrees or below as it depends on the position of your plants and the way your garden faces, i.e. North, South, East or West.
From a seasonal point of view, you should fertilise your Roses when you plant them and as soon as the growing period starts. i.e. early Spring.. Fertilising fortnightly as a foliar feed and directly into the roots is the most effective way. Never fertilise your plants in the middle of the day.
Charlie Carp is excellent for orchids, here’s the mix: Charlie original half strength but twice as often ie 5mls per 1 litre of water every 2 weeks
The two methods that are used are a netting process and electro fishing.  
This is highly unlikely to happen for an extremely long time as 90% of the fish population in the Murray – Darling Basin alone is Carp. In our warmer environment, the carp’s breeding cycle is less interrupted and they can out breed native fish many times over.
Excellent results have been achieved on vineyards, lucerne, barley, oats, wheat, vegetables, cotton and cut flowers just to name a few.
Yes, Charlie Carp is sieved through 100 micron filters to enable it to be applied through these systems.
Charlie Carp does have an slight odour which dissipates rapidly after application.
As natives are regarded as being phosphorous intolerant, it is advised to use Charlie carp at half the recommended rate before moving up to full rate.
Charlie Carp Fertiliser performs best when mixed in a ratio of 1 part Charlie Carp to 100 parts water for all domestic applications. So, 10mls of Charlie Carp Fertiliser makes 1 litre of the best available fertiliser for a healthy and vigorous garden
Charlie Carp Fertiliser can be used alongside any other garden products if desired. However, Charlie Carp Fertiliser works well by itself without the need for expensive supplements.
No native fish are utilised in the manufacturing of Charlie Carp. The fish are caught using a mixture of nets, electro fishing and fish traps all native fish are released back into the river systems. Dolphin free & drift net free; no saltwater fish or marine life are harmed or used in the manufacturing of Charlie Carp.