Strawberry Fertilizer - Knowledgebase Question

Ellsworth, ME
Question by fklnme
November 28, 1997
What type of fertilizer should I use on my strawberries?


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Answer from NGA
November 28, 1997

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In the spring, when the plants are growing and flowering, you can apply about 2 pounds of superphosphate per 100 square feet of bed. Or spread a layer of compost around each plant. If you use a fertilizer with a high nitrogen content you'll get lots of green leafy growth at the expense of berries.

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