Scotts Osmocote Vegetable, Tomato, Herb & Garden Beds
Scotts Osmocote Vegetable, Tomato, Herb & Garden Beds promotes flowering and fruiting of vegetables and herbs, flowering annuals and bulbs, orchids, cyclmen and fuchsia.
An application of Osmocote® Vegetable, Tomato, Herb & Garden Beds lasts for 6 months. It is best applied in spring and again in autumn.
N-P-K 17.3 - 1.9 - 6.8 + additional nutrients including natural soil activator and a range of essential trace elements.
- Contains iron and magnesium to keep leaves greener for longer.
- Osmocote 6 month fertiliser for controlled release feeding.
- Contains wetting agent with Hydraflo moisture control.
Directions for use
Using the rate recommended on the container, apply the Vegetable, Tomato, Herb & Garden Beds as described below. It can also be added to potting mix and to the soil at planting time.
For established plants
- Apply Osmocote at the dripline (below the outer edge of the foliage) and outwards.
- Water well and cover with mulch.
For established pots
- Sprinkle evenly over the surface of the potting mix.
- Water well and top with a thin layer of mulch.
For self-watering pots
- Make holes in the potting mix with a pencil or long skewer and fill with columns of Osmocote.
- Water initially from the top and the fertiliser will subsequently be diffused through the mix as the water is absorbed from the well of water below.
For advanced trees
- Use a narrow garden stake to make small deep holes spaced around the circumference of the tree.
- Fill the holes with columns of Osmocote and water the area well.
For potting up
- Mix Osmocote with potting mix at the rate of 5g per 1 litre of potting mix.
Important: Check first to see that the mix does not already contain fertiliser.
- Broadcast Osmocote at the rate of 50-80g per sq m. The exact rate will depend on the existing nutrient level of the soil.
- DO NOT USE on phosphorus-sensitive plants including South African natives like proteas, leucadendrons, leucospermums and serrurias as well as Australian natives such as grevilleas, banksias and waratahs. Use Osmocote® Native Gardens instead.
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Scotts Osmocote Vegetable, Tomato, Herb & Garden Beds reviews
Hard to live without giving life to the soil for the plants to draw from
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The addition of a professional grade wetting agent enhances water absorption into the soil and helps plants take up more nutrients.
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This controlled release fertiliser contains all the nutrients needed for healthy plant growth. The nutrients are released according to temperature - more when it's warm and plants are growing well, less when it's cold. The addition of a professional grade wetting agent enhances water absorption into the soil and helps plants take up more nutrients .
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