Nutrient Recommendations

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Nutrient recommendations are based on plant needs and current soil conditions. Use your soil test report and these tables to determine the amount of nutrients to apply for optimum crop growth.

Field Crops, Forage Crops, and Pastures

Turfgrass, Lawns, Golf Courses, Athletic Fields, and Roadsides

Gardens and Commercial Vegetable Crops

Shrubs and Flowers

Fruits and Nuts

Recommendations for Field Crops, Forage Crops, and Pastures (Code)

Perennial Summer Grass Pasture (01) Irrigated Corn, Corn, or Sorghum Silage (16)
Bermuda Hay (improved varieties) (02) Peanuts (17)
Perennial Winter Grass Pasture (03) Annual Legumes (19)
Temporary Summer Grass Pasture
and Johnsongrass (04)
Southern Peas (20)
Annual Legume with Small Grain and Ryegrass (05) Grain Sorghum, Sweet Sorghum, Sugarcane, and Sunflower (21)
White Clover, Arrowleaf Clover, Red Clover (06) Alfalfa (22)
Perennial or Late-Maturing Annual Legumes with Summer Grass Pasture (07) Sericea (23)
Clover and Winter Perennial Grass Pasture (08) Soybeans (24)
Annual Legume and Summer Grass Pasture (09) Small Grain-Soybean Rotation (25)
Cotton (10) Tobacco (26)
Corn (13) Small Grain or Temporary Winter Grass Pasture (27)
Corn In Rotation Before Soybeans (15)

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Recommendations for Turfgrass, Lawns, Golf Courses, Athletic Fields, and Roadsides (Code)

Bermuda, Zoysia, St. Augustine Lawn (40) Golf Fairway (45)
Centipede Lawn (42) Athletic Field (46)
Winter Lawn (43) Roadside Turf Establishment (47)
Golf Green, Tee, and Commercial Sod (44) Roadside Turf Maintenance (48)

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Recommendations for Gardens and Commercial Vegetable Crops (Code)

Organic Vegetable Garden (59) Irish Potatoes (64)
Home Vegetable Garden (60) Watermelons, Cantaloupes, Cucumbers,
Lima Beans, Snap Bunch Beans, Squash, and Okra (65)
Commercial Vegetable Crops (61) Sweet Corn (66)
Tomatoes (62) Pepper, Pimiento (67)
Sweet Potatoes (63)

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Recommendations for Shrubs and Flowers (Code)

Shrubs and Perennial Flowers (80) Roses, Mums, and Annual Flowers (82)
Azaleas, Gardenias, and Rhododendrons (81) Christmas Trees (85)

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Recommendations for Fruits and Nuts (Code)

Strawberries (89) Plums (93)
Peaches (90) Pecans (94)
Muscadine grapes (91) Home orchards (95)
Apples and Pears (92) Blueberries (96)

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Last Updated: Feb. 24, 2011

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