Saltpeter as Fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

Shelby, NC
Question by msjumper
November 17, 1998
I recently found a home recipe for house plants. It included a small amount of saltpeter, which I can not find at any local feed store. Can you suggest a place where it could be purchased? I am really frustrated with my searches.


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Answer from NGA
November 17, 1998

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Saltpeter is potassium nitrate, sometimes used in curing meat. You might try a local drug store or a farmer's co-op in your area. Good luck in your search!

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