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.

Timing:

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.