Managing Floral Hemp Fertility in North Carolina

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young hemp plants growing on white plastic and two workers6/3/2020 (revised)- There are many questions coming in this spring on how to fertilize floral hemp (hemp grown for CBD, CBG, CBN, etc.). Research to develop those recommendations is still ongoing in North Carolina, but Dr. Michelle McGinnis with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Agronomic Division has prepared guidelines for us on leaf tissue sampling and soil fertility. (live links in the PDFs at the end). This article and recommendations were originally posted in late May. These are the revised/updated documents.

Managing floral hemp soil fertility documentFloral hemp leaf tissue testing document

Here are links to the PDFs of these documents for printing and saving:

2020 HEMP – Soil Fertility – June

2020 HEMP – Leaf Tissue Sampling – June