Nutrition of container-grown hardy nursery stock
This factsheet provides an overview of nutrient management in container-grown hardy nursery stock crops including a summary of the nutrient functions within plants. It focuses on nutrient delivery and the types of fertiliser available including:
- Base fertilisers
- Controlled release fertilisers
- Slow release fertilisers
- Fertilisers suitable for top dressing
- Water soluble fertilisers
- Foliar fertlisers
Factors affecting nutrient availability and techniques for monitoring crop nutrition are also summarised.
The information was updated in 2019.