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Plant nutrients
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Just as we require vitamins and nutrients to grow and be healthy, so do plants. Plants require six major nutrients to grow, and out of these six, the main nutrients they require is Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium which are absorbed through the soil. Without these nutrients, growth and survival would not happen.

Nitrogen:

Nitrogen is responsible for plants having their green colour by helping with chlorophyll production. Nitrogen is also vital for good stalk growth and foliage growth by affecting the plant’s leaf development.

Phosphorus

Phosphorus is responsible for assisting with the growth and strengthening of the root system, capacity of seed creation, resistance to disease and pest prevention. It also Improves flowers and blooming. Also strengthens tissues and flavours in edibles and veggies.

Potassium

Potassium or potash is essential for root and seed production. This affects the disease and insect suppression of plants, its ability to tolerate extreme temperatures and helps retain water.

Calcium

Calcium aids in the development and growth of cell walls; well-developed cell walls are key to helping plants resist disease. It also helps neutralize acidity, both within the plant and in its surrounding soil, for optimal health.

Magnesium

This nutrient helps increase intake of phosphorus and boosts the production of chlorophyll. Lack of magnesium can contribute to poor colouring and an anaemic appearance.

Sulfur

Sulfur assists plants with opposing illness just as adding to the plant development and the arrangement of seeds. They additionally help in the creation of amino acids, proteins, compounds and nutrients.

While plants need these nutrients for their ideal wellbeing, higher quantities of some are more vital at certain occasions than others. And, adding a well balanced organic fertilizer is an easy way to increase nutrient levels in the soil.
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