Copper is a necessary nutrient for the correct functioning of enzymes. Plants are rarely deficient in this element.

Symptoms of deficiencyEdit

Varies in species Dark green leaves becoming twisted and withering – young leaves first[1].


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Mineral nutrients
Primary macronutrients Nitrogen · Phosphorus · Potassium
Secondary macronutrients Calcium · Magnesium · Sulphur
Micronutrients Boron · Chloride · Copper · Iron · Manganese · Molybdenum · Zinc