Forage Chicory (Code #742)
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

PhosphorusRecommended Pounds N-P205-K20 per Acre

Low P

Coast: 0-30 lbs/A

Pied: 0-20 lbs/A

180-100-120180-100-80180-100-0180-100-0

Medium P

Coast: 31-60 lbs/A

Pied: 21-40 lbs/A

180-60-120180-60-80180-60-0180-60-0

High P

Coast: 61-100 lbs/A

Pied: 41-75 lbs/A

180-0-120180-0-80180-0-0180-0-0

Very High P

Coast: 100+ lbs/A

Pied: 75+ lbs/A

180-0-120180-0-80180-0-0180-0-0

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:180 pounds nitrogen (N) per acre in split applications
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 one-third of the nitrogen (N) in March, one-third in June, and one-third in September.