Christmas Trees - Cedar (Code #078)
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

*-40-80*-40-40*-40-0*-40-0

Medium P

Coast: 31-60 lbs/A

Pied: 21-40 lbs/A

*-20-80*-20-40*-20-0*-20-0

High P

Coast: 61-100 lbs/A

Pied: 41-75 lbs/A

*-0-80*-0-40*-0-0*-0-0

Very High P

Coast: 100+ lbs/A

Pied: 75+ lbs/A

*-0-80*-0-40*-0-0*-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:0-20 pounds nitrogen (N) per acre
Magnesium:

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

Coastal PlainLow: 0 - 60 lbs/acre Medium: 61 - 120 lbs/acre High: >120 lbs/acre
Piedmont Low: 0 - 120 lbs/acre Medium: 121 - 240 lbs/acre High: >240 lbs/acre

Fact Sheet:

Apply the recommended amount of limestone, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer and work into the soil prior to planting.

*Nitrogen Recommendation:

Do NOT apply Nitrogen during the first growing season. After the first year nitrogen may prove to be beneficial. However, do not apply at rates to exceed 20 pounds nitrogen per acre. Rates in excess of this may cause undesirable growth.