Roadside Turf - Establishment (Code #066)
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

120-120-120120-120-80120-120-40120-120-0

Medium P

Coast: 31-60 lbs/A

Pied: 21-40 lbs/A

120-80-120120-80-80120-80-40120-80-0

High P

Coast: 61-100 lbs/A

Pied: 41-75 lbs/A

120-40-120120-40-80120-40-40120-40-0

Very High P

Coast: 100+ lbs/A

Pied: 75+ lbs/A

120-0-120120-0-80120-0-40120-0-0

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

Recommendations:

Recommended pH:6.0 to 6.5. If the pH is less than 6.0, see Lime Table B.
Nitrogen:120 pounds nitrogen (N) per acre
Magnesium:

If soil test Mg level is low and lime is recommended, use dolomitic limestone.

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:

Before planting, mix recommended lime and fertilizer into the soil. Include no more than 80 pounds nitrogen (N) per acre in the initial application. One month after seeding, apply remaining nitrogen if the primary stand is grass.