Is It Possible To Overfeed? - Knowledgebase Question

Question by rwian
April 29, 2001
Can plant food be used on potted flowers outdoors for all watering? Or should it only be added every week or two?

Answer from NGA
April 29, 2001


Yes, it is possible to overfeed. Fertilizer burn can kill roots, and therefore the plant. Follow instructions on all fertilizer products as extensive testing has been done to determine the appropriate amounts and frequencies.

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