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Micros without Magnesium?


LawnSite Member
Hi yall. Wondering if anyone had a line on a micro-mix that doesn't include Mg.

Around here, lots of micro deficiency, especially sulfur, zinc, and Boron, but plenty of Mg with low CA, so not trying to exacerbate that problem.

Happy to hear anyone's recommendations if you have one.


LawnSite Fanatic
Grand Rapids MI
Use calcitic lime to correct soil acidity--or low calcium.
Use a micronutrient mix for the rest of the soil problems--the amount of magnesium will be too low in a micronutrient product to make any difference.
Or use a chelated iron mix as your micronutrient. This is unless a soil test shows a deficiency of any particular element.

For example: