Potassium (K)

Adopt an Element by Anna Drew

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If you want your plants to grow, Potassium is the way to go!

Potassium has many uses but one that it is most used in is fertilizer. When potassium is put into fertilizer it helps the grass build thicker cell walls. This strengthens the plant so it can withstand external stresses such as drought, heat, cold and disease.

Other Uses for Potassium:

Additional Information:

Atomic Number: 19

Atomic Mass: 39.0983

Cost (pure): $100 for 100 grams.