Potassium (K) is one of the key nutrients in plants mostly because its roles are wholly centred to functions with directly affect the quality of any produce, especially vegetables. It can be applied as a basal dressing where it is part of the normal NPK fertilizers as well as a foliar during flower and fruit set in various crops.
Potassium role in plants cannot be understated
Older leaves may look scorched around the edges and /or wilted. Stunted weak stalks and, excessive lodging and short internodes will be observed in affected plants.
In some plants there is premature shedding of the leaves with Interveinal chlorosis (yellowing between the leave veins) seen developing at leaf tips.
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