fertilizer info. - Knowledgebase Question

Cleveland, OH (Zone 5B)
Question by boepp
May 23, 2005
What do the three initials in fertilizer mean and what does each do?

Answer from NGA
May 23, 2005


N is Nitrogen, P is Phosphorus and K is Potassium. They are all necessary in some amount for healthy plant growth, as are a number of other elements. The following web page explains this in detail. I think it will answer any fertilizer questions you may have.


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