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Not all Palm Fertilizers are the Same

It is common in Northwest Florida for palms to show signs of nutrient deficiencies. In general our sandy soil is often nutrient poor and available nutrients can easily move out of soils with frequent rainfall.  In landscapes where fertilization is occurring, often the wrong types of fertilizer are applied.   Fertilizer miss-application actually increases nutrient …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/11/not-all-palm-fertilizers-are-the-same/

Fertilizers Are Easy

Rob Trawick Extension Horticulturist Jackson County rob.trawick@ufl.edu Understanding the numbers on a bag of fertilizer helps you apply the right amount and ratio of fertilizer your yard and garden need. Fertilizers come in different strengths and blends, with the three numbers on the bags showing the percentage by weight of the three major nutrients. Bag …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/04/12/fertilizers-are-easy/