Safer Hydro FAQ: What Nutrients Do Hydroponic Strawberries Need?

Safer Hydro FAQ: What Nutrients Do Hydroponic Strawberries Need?

If you dedicate your hydroponic garden to strawberries, then you’ll be able to enjoy these tasty treats all year long. In fact, strawberries are one of the best crops to grow in a hydroponic system.

Your nutrient solution should offer plants plenty of nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus. Micronutrients that strawberries need include calcium, magnesium and sulfur. Also required are trace amounts of chlorine, cobalt, copper, manganese, molybdenum and zinc.

Conditions also need to be closely monitored. Aim for a low humidity environment, 12-16 hours of light, pH between 5.5 and 6.0 and a temperature between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit.