Potassium Chloride - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Lorrie Kerley
Yorba Linda, CA
Question by ylmadison8
June 27, 2003
I have soft water and I just changed to Potassium Chloride from Salt because I was told it was ok or good for my lawn and flowers...is this TRUE?


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Answer from NGA
June 27, 2003

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Potassium is one of the 16 elements necessary for plant growth. It also helps plants resist disease and optimize moisture utilization. Using potassium chloride in your softener will contribute approximately 32 milligrams of potassium per 8 ounces of water for each 10 grains of hardness softened. Hope this answers your question!

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