Details N P K
(g / plant / year)
Varieties other than Nendran 110* 35* 330*
Nendran 150 90 300
Wet land 210 35 450
Nendran, Rasthali 210 50 390
Poovan,Robusta 160 50 390
After forming semi circular basins on uphill side, apply 375 g of 40:30:40 NPK mixture, plus 130 g muriate of potash per clump per application during October, January and April. Apply Azospirillum and Phosphobacteria 20 g each at planting and 5th month after planting preceding
chemical fertilizer application.
Apply N as neem-coated urea. Apply N and K in 3 splits on 3rd, 5th and 7th month, Phosphorus at 3rd month of planting. Apply Arbuscular mycorrhiza (250 g/plant), phosphate solubilising bacteria (50 g/plant), Azospirillum (50 g/plant) and Trichoderma harzianum (50g/plant) at the time of planting. Apply 20 g in each of Azospirillum and Phosphobacteria again five months after planting (This should be applied prior to chemical fertilizer application).
For HDP with three suckers, apply 2.25 times of recommended dose per clump
For Tissue culture banana, apply 50% extra fertilizers at 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th month after planting.