Herbs (homeowner) (Code #114)
Soil Test RatingPotassium

Low K

Coast: 0-70 lbs/A

Pied: 0-120 lbs/A

Medium K

Coast: 71-170 lbs/A

Pied: 121-250 lbs/A

High K

Coast: 171-275 lbs/A

Pied: 251-400 lbs/A

Very High K

Coast: 275+ lbs/A

Pied: 400+ lbs/A

PhosphorusSee Comments

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 to 6.5. If the pH is less than 6.0, see Lime Table B and the soil depth adjustment table that immediately follows the lime tables.
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
Zinc:If the Zn soil test level is low, apply 5 pounds of zinc per acre.

Comments:

114a.

Broadcast 23 pounds of 6-12-12 per 1000 square feet, or apply 8 pounds of 6-12-12 per 100 linear feet of row.

114b.

Broadcast 25 pounds of 6-8-6 per 1000 square feet, or apply 10 pounds of 6-8-6 per 100 linear feet of row.

114c.

Broadcast 20 pounds of 5-10-15, plus 1 pound of 34-0-0 or 3/4 pound of 46-0-0 per 1000 square feet; or apply 7 pounds of 5-10-15, plus 1/2 pound of 34-0-0 or 1/3 pound of 46-0-0 per 100 linear feet of row.

114d.

Broadcast 17 pounds of 6-12-12, plus 1 pound of 34-0-0 or 3/4 pound of 46-0-0 per 1000 square feet; or apply 6 pounds of 6-12-12, plus 1/2 pound of 34-0-0 or 1/3 pound of 46-0-0 per 100 linear feet of row.

114e.

Broadcast 25 pounds of 6-8-6 per 1000 square feet, or apply 9 pounds of 6-8-6 per 100 linear feet of row.

114f.

Broadcast 18 pounds of 5-10-15, plus 1½ pounds of 34-0-0 or 1 pound of 46-0-0 per 1000 square feet; or apply 7 pounds of 5-10-15, plus 1/2 pound of 34-0-0 or 1/3 pound of 46-0-0 per 100 linear feet of row.

114g.

Broadcast 14 pounds of 5-10-15, plus 1 pound of 34-0-0 or 3/4 pound of 46-0-0 per 1000 square feet; or apply 5 pounds of 10-10-10 or 6 pounds of 8-8-8 per 100 linear feet of row.

114h.

Broadcast 14 pounds of 10-10-10, or 18 pounds of 8-8-8 per 1000 square feet, or apply 5 pounds of 10-10-10 or 6 pounds of 8-8-8 per 100 linear feet of row.

114i.

Broadcast 14 pounds of 10-10-10, or 18 pounds of 8-8-8 per 1000 square feet, or apply 5 pounds of 10-10-10 or 6 pounds of 8-8-8 per 100 linear feet of row. If the soil test phosphorus (P) level exceeds 100 or the potassium (K) level exceeds 400, a straight nitrogen source may be substituted for the complete fertilizer. Broadcast 2 pounds of 34-0-0, or 1½ pounds of 46-0-0, or 4 pounds of calcium nitrate or sodium nitrate per 1000 square feet prior to seeding or planting; and then about 3 weeks after the plants are established sidedress with 3/4 to 1 pound of 34-0-0, or 1/2 to 3/4 pound of 46-0-0, or 1½ to 2 pounds of calcium nitrate or sodium nitrate per 100 linear feet of row.

114j.

Broadcast 10 pounds of 5-10-15 plus 3 pounds of 34-0-0 (or 2 pounds of 46-0-0) per 1000 square feet; or apply 3 pounds of 5-10-15 plus 1 pound of 34-0-0 (or 2/3 pound of 46-0-0) per 100 linear feet of row.

114k.

Broadcast 6 pounds of 6-12-12 plus 3 pounds of 34-0-0 (or 2 pounds of 46-0-0) per 1000 square feet; or apply 2 pounds of 6-12-12 plus 1 pound of 34-0-0 (or 2/3 pound of 46-0-0) per 100 linear feet of row. If the soil test phosphorus (P) level exceeds 100 or the potassium (K) level exceeds 400, a straight nitrogen source may be substituted for the complete fertilizer.

Broadcast one of the following:

  • 2 pounds 34-0-0
  • 1½ pounds 46-0-0
  • 4 pounds calcium nitrate
  • 4 pounds sodium nitrate

per 1000 square feet prior to seeding or planting and then about 3 weeks after the plants are established sidedress with one of the following:

  • 3/4 to 1 pound 34-0-0
  • 2/3 pound 46-0-0
  • 1½ to 2 pounds calcium nitrate
  • 1½ to 2 pounds sodium nitrate

per 100 linear feet of row.