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?


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Answer from NGA
May 23, 2005

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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.

http://www.sustland.umn.edu/ma...

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