What organic fertilizer is best for corn?

BEST OVERALL: The Old Farmer’s Almanac Organic Vegetable Fertilizer.

  • BEST BANG FOR THE BUCK: Dr. Earth Organic Vegetable Fertilizer.
  • BEST NITROGEN: Easy Peasy Urea Fertilizer- 46-0-0.
  • BEST LIQUID: Neptune’s Harvest Fish Fertilizer 2-4-1.
  • BEST ALL-PURPOSE: Pendleton Turf Supply Triple 10 Liquid Fertilizer.
  • How do you make organic fertilizer for corn?

    Add three gallons of organic 2-4-1 to 60 gallons of water. Apply at planting. The addition of 1 gallon Liquid Bonemeal to this mix may be beneficial, especially when soil phosphorus levels are below 30 ppm. There you have it!

    What fertilizer should I use on my corn?

    Apply three to four pounds of 10-10-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet. Fertilizer should be broadcast evenly and worked into the top two to three inches of soil prior to seeding. When corn is 12 inches tall it is a good idea to apply a sidedressing of fertilizer. This is especially important on light sandy soils.

    Is coffee grounds good for corn?

    As they decompose, coffee grounds add nitrogen, potassium and phosphorous to the soil so any plants which need a rich source of these vitamins will react well to added coffee grounds. Nitrogen craving vegetable plants include tomatoes, corn, spinach, and any leafy vegetable.

    How often should I fertilize my corn?

    Lightly cover and work the fertilizer into the soil. Apply the additional high-nitrogen fertilizer a total of two to three times during the growing season and be sure to follow all package instructions.

    Are coffee grounds good for growing corn?

    What nutrients does corn need to grow?

    Introduction. Calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), and sulfur (S) are essential plant nutrients for corn production. They are called secondary macronutrients because plants require them in smaller amounts than primary macronutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium).

    How often should corn be fertilized?

    How do you add nitrogen to corn?

    Fertilize the plants again when they are about 10 inches tall. This is best done by side-dressing, rather than applying fertilizer directly on the young plants. For this application use a 46-0-0 (all nitrogen) fertilizer product. Spread the nitrogen in a line on the soil surface about 6 inches from the row of corn.