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Q.Should I Switch To A Fertilizer That Is Designed More For Fruit Setting This Time Of The Year?

Zone Higgins Lk. Mi. 48653 | Anonymous added on July 20, 2022 | Answered

I have been using the soluble miracle grow 24-8-16 for my tomatoes, green peppers, and cucumbers. I live in northern michigan zone 4a. Should I switch to a different fertilizer to facilitate more fruit sets at this time of the year. I have a fabric ground covering to block weed growth. A soluble fertilizer would be preferable.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 27, 2022

Yes. You will find, using that high of a nitrogen content, that your plants will fail to set fruit. I would avoid fertilizers with much nitrogen while you intend to set fruit.

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