What is it?

One of the major plant nutrients necessary for healthy plant growth.

How it’s used:

Used in the grass plant for chlorophyll production for green colour and plant and leaf growth.


Used all year round but in greater amounts in the growing season.

Effects of incorrect procedure:

Over use of nitrogen will create soft leave growth which is not wear tolerant and open to disease.

Equipment selection:

Tractor and pedestrian fertiliser spreaders.

Practical tips:

  • Apply a little nitrogen with every fertiliser application.
  • Nitrogen help other nutrient work in the soil.