Goldenseal (Code #092)
Soil Test Rating
All Soils
Potassium

Low K

0-150 lbs/A

Medium K

151-250 lbs/A

High K

251-450 lbs/A

Very High K

450+ lbs/A

PhosphorusSee Comments

Low P

0-50 lbs/A

G02G02G03G03

Medium P

51-100 lbs/A

G02G02G01G01

High P

101-200 lbs/A

G04G01G01G01

Very High P

200+ lbs/A

G04G01G01G01

Recommendations:

Recommended pH:6.0. If the pH is less than 6.0, see Lime Table C.
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

Comments:

Fifty pounds of limestone per 1000 square feet is equivalent to 5 pounds (6½ cups) per 100 square feet. (If lime recommendation is greater than 50 pounds per 1000 square feet, increase the per cup rate proportionately.)

Apply lime and incorporate into soil to 6" or depth of tillage prior to planting.

G01.

To maintain fertility and supply organic matter, apply 30 pounds of composted animal manure per 1,000 square feet in the spring.

G02.

Apply 5-10-15 fertilizer broadcast at a rate of 5 pounds per 1,000 square feet. Alternatively, apply 30 pounds of composted animal manure per 1,000 square feet in the spring.

G03.

Apply ordinary superphosphate (20% P2O5) at a rate of 2 pounds per 1,000 square feet in the spring. Alternatively, apply 30 pounds of composted animal manure per 1,000 square feet in the spring.

G04.

Apply 0-0-60 fertilizer at a rate of 1.5 pounds per 1,000 square feet in the spring. Alternatively, apply 30 pounds of composted animal manure per 1,000 square feet in the spring.