Nutrient requirements of common vegetables

 

Nutrient requirements of
common vegetables

Vegetable

Nitrogen


(N)

Phosphorus


(P)

Potassium


(K)

H

M

L

H

M

L

H

M

L
Asparagus

Beans

Beets


x


x

x

x


x


x

x


x


x
Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts

Cabbage


x


x


x


x


x


x


x


x


x

Carrots

Cauliflower

Celery


x

x


x


x


x

x


x


x

x
Corn

Cucumbers

Eggplant


x


x


x


x


x

x


x

x


x
Horseradish

Kale

Lettuce


x


x


x


x

x


x


x

x


x
Onions

Parsnips

Peas


x


x


x

x


x


x

x


x


x
Peppers

Potatoes

Pumpkins


x


x


x

x


x


x

x


x


x
Radishes

Rutabaga

Squashes


x


x

x


x

x


x


x

x


x
Swiss Chard

Tomatoes

Turnips


x


x


x


x

x


x


x

x


x
Nutrient Use

Nitrogen


(N)

Phosphorus


(P)

Potassium


(K)
High (H)

Medium (M)

Low (L)


1.5kg + per 100m sq


0.5-1.5kg per 100m sq


Less than


0.5kg per 100 m sq

0.4kg + per 100m sq


0.2-0.4kg per 100m sq


Less than


0.2kg per 100 m sq

2.0kg + per 100m sq


1.0-2.0kg per 100m sq


Less than


1.0kg per 100 m sq

 


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