What Does NPK Value Mean?
The NPK value indicates what the amount in mass percentage is of the three major components in plant nutrients:
- The N stands for nitrogen. Nitrogen is necessary for the growth of a plant.
- The P stands for phosphorus. Phosphorus promotes the formation of roots and development of buds and flowers.
- The K stands for potassium. Potassium ensures a strong plant, improves the resistance and protects the plant from possible infections.