Sulfur Deficiency in Plants
Sulfur or Sulphur is a very important micronutrient. It is used for proteins and enzymes. It is also important for plant respiration and for breaking down fatty acids and helps for the synthesis of terpenes and oils. Sulfur deficiencies are often caused by high pH levels depleting Phosphorus in the roots.
Sulfur Deficiency Symptoms in Plants
It is often rare to see a sulfur deficiency, but most young leaves will turn a lime green before going yellow. You can also see stunted growth followed by the leaves starting to turn yellow. The leaves are brittle and dry. Continued deficiency will cause inferior yields and potency.