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Old July 6, 2018   #16
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Old July 14, 2018   #17
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As soon as blossoming begins, back off the high N a little. An application once every ten days or so will work for containers. As you water, like zipcode says, you will flush out nutrients including the P and K. The you can begin a weekly application of the balanced fertilizer. During blossom and fruit set, lower N amounts and higher P and K is usually suggested. N will cause wonderful greening and lots of vine but no fruit.
A question: is "too much nitrogen" relative to the amount of K and P? In other words, if I have high K and P, but low nitrogen, can I hit "too much nitrogen" while still having less in in my soil that P and K?

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