Diatomaceous Earth – Soil Amendment (DE-SA)

DE-SA is an effective soil amendment mineral predominately made of pure silica. It has a unique internal porosity supporting a healthy population of bacteria beneficial to the soil. It increases the permeability of the soil and the water availability.
APPLICATION: DE-SA is used for renovating golf greens and tees, landscaping of heavily compacted turf areas such as cart paths, walk off areas, and sports fields.

Typical Applications:

  • Golf green and tee renovation
  • Landscaping
  • Sports fields
  • Gardening and potting

Typical Properties:

  • Tan
  • Odorless
  • pH (10% slurry): 7.0 S.U.
  • Water absorption: 114%
Appearance & Odor:
Tan, odorless
Total Solids %:
Water Absorption (ASTM F-726):
Wet Density :
31.0 lbs/cubic foot
Bulk Density:
0.40 g/cc
Specific Gravity:
2.20 g/cc
Median particle size:
14.0 Microns
pH (10% Slurry)
Bulk Weight:
675 lbs/cubic yard
CEC* :
27 meq / 100 g
Shelf Life :

Packaging and Handling:
Diatomaceous Earth should be handled in accordance with the Material Safety Data Sheet and applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Residuals of the biocides are not allowed into public water receiving bodies.

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Please Note:
The information and recommendations are offered for the user’s considerations and examination, and it is the user’s responsibility to satisfy itself that they are suitable and complete for its particular use. The seller provides no warranties, either expressed or implied, and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the data contained herein.