There are 14 mineral nutrients found in soil that are required for a plant to thrive. These nutrients are divided into 3 categories:
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Macro – Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium.
Secondary – Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur.
Micro – Boron, Chloride, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Zinc. /fusion_popover]
Each category plays an essential role in bringing a plant to it’s fullest potential. Those required by plants in large amounts are called macronutrients; these are nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium and sulfur. Plant micronutrients, needed in tiny amounts, include boron, chloride, copper, iron, manganese, molybdenum, nickel and zinc.