Secondary Plant Nutrients

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Plants need a plethora of different nutrients to survive. Many people have heard about Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potassium (N-P-K) that is widely used and displayed on the front of fertilizer packaging. However, just as important are secondary nutrients. These nutrients are referred to as secondary because they are needed at much smaller quantities than N, P, and K.

The most prominent of these secondary nutrients include calcium, magnesium, and sulfur.

There are still other nutrients that are needed at even smaller quantities known as micronutrients such as boron and manganese.

The Details About Secondary Plant Nutrients

If you want to learn how to raise a healthy plant, you will need to learn about Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur. More importantly, you’ll need to learn about the role they play in your plants development

Please see my pages below to learn more about each individual secondary plant nutrients:

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About the author: Carley Miller is a horticultural expert at TheGreenPinky. She previously owned a landscaping business for 25 years and worked at a local garden center for 10 years.

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