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Muriate of Potash – Potassium Fertilizer

Analysis: 0-0-60

Potash 0-0-60 is a great source of potassium. Potassium is a primary plant nutrient that helps plants to grow vigorously and aids against plant nutritional diseases. Plants that grow below ground such as carrots, potatoes, and onions benefit greatly from Hi-Yield Muriate of Potash by promoting tuber and root growth.

Also known as MOP 60% and Red Potash, Muriate of Potash 60% is conventionally mined from potassium-rich salts, most commonly potassium chloride (KCl). The ore is ground down and then filtered out by suspension.

Properties:

• Generally has a red or pink colour due to iron impurities

• Water soluble

• Granular product

• One of the oldest and most commonly used types of fertilizer

Advantages:

• Easy to handle and store

• Mixes well with most fertilizers

Application methods:

• Broadcast (surface-applied) or banded (adjacent to the seedbed)