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    What is NPK fertiliser?

    Gardeners

    When it comes to fertiliser products, what exactly does NPK mean?

    Asked by Pete on 18th Jan 2021
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    Shire Builders

    "The NPK stands in short for Nitrogen, Phosphorus and k for potassium the numbers Stand for the ratio per parts this will depend on the intended use of the fertilizer."

    Answered on 18th Jan 2021 - Member since Jul 2014 - report
    JP Grimsby Garden Services.

    "Hi good evening hope your well,

    Npk are plant nutrients and stands for in order: nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K).


    Nitrogen is used by plants for lots of leaf growth and good green color. Phosphorous is used by plants to help form new roots, make seeds, fruit and flowers. It's also used by plants to help fight disease. Potassium helps plants make strong stems and keep growing fast.

    Hope this helps and enjoy the rest of your day,

    Jonny."

    Answered on 18th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Matthew Preece countryside service's

    "NPK stands for "nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium," the three nutrients that compose complete fertilizers."

    Answered on 18th Jan 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Luke Way roofing and property Maintenance

    "NPK stands for "nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium," the three nutrients that compose complete fertilizers. You may encounter these letters when reading the contents printed on bags of fertilizer. The description of the fertilizer may not expressly say "NPK," but you will at least see a series of three numbers. These numbers correspond, respectively, to the nitrogen content, phosphorus content, and potassium content of that fertilizer. Also implied is a percentage symbol after each number because each of the three numbers represents the percentage of that nutrient in the makeup of the fertilizer."

    Answered on 18th Jan 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report

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