Lo.Start 16-18M

Give young slow-growers the best start to life










Developed especially for slow-growing conifers and salt-sensitive crops, Osmocote® Exact Lo.Start 16-18M gets your young plants off to a healthy start, releasing nutrition through the year. Ideal for situations where a slow start is required, such as slow rooting young plants and early potting in tunnels. Osmocote Exact Lo.Start 16-18M is also suitable for warm climates. Your go-to precision nutrition solution to get slow-growers off to a flying start.

  • Nutrition supplied to young, slow-growing plants all year

  • Safe: controlled release and high level of all essential trace elements

  • Consistent: each bag produces identical results

  • Tailored release pattern suited to your crop’s requirements

How to calculate the granules per pot or container at the application rates below:
– Granule application
– 3-liter pot volume
– 5 g/l Osmocote® Exact Lo.Start
Total = 15 g/pot

Recommended application rates for Osmocote® Exact Standard in g/lLight feedingNormal feedingHeavy feeding
Container nursery stock4-6 g/l6-8 g/l8-10 g/l
Pot plants3-5 g/l4-6 g/l5-7 g/l
Recommended application rates for Osmocote® Exact Standard in g/l
Light feeding
Normal feeding
Heavy feeding

The recommended rates above are based on unfertilized substrates. These are general recommendations. Adjust for specific situations, such as use in tunnels or greenhouses, autumn or winter pottings, or specific climate conditions. Contact your ICL advisor for more detailed advice. Trial first on a small scale before changing the rate, application or any other variables. As circumstances can differ and as the application of our products is beyond our control, ICL cannot be held responsible for any adverse results.

The temperature affects Osmocote® Exact Lo.Start longevity, determined at 21ºC. 16ºC: 20-22M 21ºC: 16-18M 26ºC: 12-14M.
Close partly used or damaged bags securely.
Store under dry conditions. 
If you need more information, please contact your technical support.