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Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Phila, & Susq. Co.
No nitrogen is needed with an established clover plot. If used it’s conducive with growing weeds
I got this below clip from another site
For example, you might not need to put nitrogen on some plants. Clover “fixes” nitrogen in the soil. That is, it actually converts nitrogen from the air and puts it into the ground. Spreading additional nitrogen likely won’t have any benefit to the clover, but it will feed unwanted grasses in your food plot, creating more competition for other nutrients, moisture and root space. That’s why it’s a good idea to fertilize clover with a mix higher in phosphorous, which promotes root growth, and lower in nitrogen. Clover and other legumes like beans and alfalfa also benefit from higher doses of potassium, which protects against heat and cold stress and helps protect against diseases. However, grasses like corn, wheat and rye require lots of nitrogen, so a fertilizer with a high first number and lower second and third numbers (such as 28-4-8) are best for annual grasses.
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