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10-52-8 water soluble fert.?

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by johnsonslawnmanagement, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. johnsonslawnmanagement

    johnsonslawnmanagement LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 908

    My supplier has 2'whole pallets he is wantin to get rid of. What would this be used for and how do you apply water soluble? Or is this a specialty or jus junk?
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  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,717

    Its mostly phosphate. Not legal now where I am. Not ideal for grass. But it might be suitable for a hydroseed mixture. We used a little of it dissolved as a phosphate source about 1977 at TruGreen. discontinued shortly after. Maybe a corn farmer could use it.
  3. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,996

    The only good place for that analysis is in a hydroseed tank. Most lawn and ornamental sites never need that much P. Too much P can cause headaches with micronutrient availability and pollution of waterways.

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