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Organic Potash Sources

There are several organic potash sources that can provide potassium in organic vegetable gardens.

Greensand, kelp meal, and hardwood ashes are all good organic potassium sources. All are readily available.

Plants need Potassium (sometimes called potash) for plant immunity, flowering and fruiting, and potassium is critical for producing the brightly-colored pigments—like lycopene in tomatoes and leutine in corn—that are so good for us.

Use these single-nutrient organic fertilizers when your garden is deficient in potassium, but has enough nitrogen and phosphorus for healthy plant growth. If your garden needs an all-around fertilizer boost, use a good balanced organic fertilizer.

See below for application rates for these organic potash sources:

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