Shallots
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re: a question I asked about shallots.

terence smith added on August 12, 2019 | Answered

In England, what is the equivalent of the fertilizer mentioned in the answer to my query? It says feed with fertilizer 5 kg of 5-5-5 to each 3 mtr row. What does the 5-5-5 relate to and comprise of, please?

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    BushDoctor
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    Answered on August 13, 2019

    Those numbers indicate how much nitrogen, phosphorus,and potassium are in the fertilizer. These are called n-p-k values and they will mean the same thing regardless of where you are located. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/fertilizer-numbers-npk.htm

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