What's your question? Ask

Clover Plants

Q.Too Much Nitrogen in Soil

Anonymous added on April 9, 2014 | Answered

I would like to plant some nitrogen fixing plants, such as clover and goumi bushes, near my fruit trees, but I’m concerned about developing too much nitrogen in the soil. How do I prevent this? How do I know when there’s too much nitrogen? How do I know when there’s too little?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 10, 2014

The only way to know for sure is to have the soil tested, which will let you know the amounts of nutrients you have or are lacking. Generally, too much nitrogen will result in leaf yellowing or little to no flower or fuit production. For more information on nitrogen, these articles should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/understanding-nitrogen-requirements-for-plants.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/too-much-nitrogen-soil.htm, https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/nitrogen-nodules-and-nitrogen-fixing-plants.htm

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Clover Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert