Sugar Cane (Code #008)
Soil Test RatingPotassium

Low K

Coast: 0-60 lbs/A

Pied: 0-100 lbs/A

Medium K

Coast: 61-150 lbs/A

Pied: 101-200 lbs/A

High K

Coast: 151-250 lbs/A

Pied: 201-350 lbs/A

Very High K

Coast: 250+ lbs/A

Pied: 350+ lbs/A

PhosphorusRecommended Pounds N-P205-K20 per Acre

Low P

Coast: 0-30 lbs/A

Pied: 0-20 lbs/A

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Medium P

Coast: 31-60 lbs/A

Pied: 21-40 lbs/A

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High P

Coast: 61-100 lbs/A

Pied: 41-75 lbs/A

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Very High P

Coast: 100+ lbs/A

Pied: 75+ lbs/A

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Coast = Coastal Plain    Pied = Piedmont, Mountain, and Limestone Valley

Recommendations:

Recommended pH:6.0. If the pH is less than 6.0, see Lime Table C.
Nitrogen:80 pounds nitrogen (N) per acre
Magnesium:

If soil test Mg level is low and lime is recommended, use dolomitic limestone; if soil test Mg is low and lime is not recommended, apply 25 pounds of Mg/Acre.

Coastal PlainLow: 0 - 30 lbs/acre Medium: 31 - 60 lbs/acre High: >60 lbs/acre
Piedmont Low: 0 - 60 lbs/acre Medium: 61 - 120 lbs/acre High: >120 lbs/acre

Fact Sheet:

Split the nitrogen (N) application, applying half prior to or at planting and the remainder before the 6th leaf stage.