It's a low temperature ice melter. Whether you can buy it in a
pharmacy, you can certainly buy it large quantities for melting ice. For
It's a common ingredient in many premium ice melters.
It's also has characteristics that it make it suitable for desiccant
I'm not sure why you want to buy calcium. If it is for
adding to your vegetables and fruit trees, calcium
chloride will not work. You should look at products
specifically for that purpose, like Nutri-Cal that
will be absorbed properly by these plants.
I would think that a store specializing in pickling supplies would, as
might a high-end specialty gourmet shop.
We used it to produce fruit "caviar" back when that was "hip", so ask
a local chef if all else fails.
If the O.P. is intending this to improve the fruit on his trees,
throwing calcium chloride on the ground around the trees will be
of little or no benefit.
If you want to get calcium into a plant, the best way
is with a foliar spray of the proper calcium compound.
Using common calcium chloride will burn the leaves.
As I mentioned before, products like Nutri-Cal are
specifically formulated not to damage the leaves.
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