Are the nutrient needs for your McDonough turf being met? Your turf needs more than carbon dioxide, hydrogen, and oxygen. Fertile soil is crucial to obtain optimum growth and productivity. For successful turf growth, there are three primary nutrients needed, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium. These three essential nutrients are also known as macro-nutrients, macro meaning large, as they are needed in large quantities to meet the nutrient needs for your McDonough turf.
- Nitrogen – Promotes green leaves and foilage
- Phosphorus – Stimulates root growth and helps with formation of flowers, seeds, and fruit
- Potassium – Potassium is required for proper development; ensuring size, color and quality. It also promotes disease resistance