Optimum results for your salt-sensitive crops from start to finish










Give your short growth cycle plants the best possible start with Osmocote® Start coated fertilizer, perfect for your violets, primulas, impatiens, marigolds, and many more. It’s also ideal for your more salt-sensitive vegetable crops and for those cuttings proving difficult to root. As every single granule contains every element required, you run no risk of de-mixing any nutrients. The start of something great.

  • Improve crop color and root development

  • Increased efficiency with reduced leaching

  • Dust-free and easy to use

Light feedingNormal feeding
Container nursery stock0.5-1.5 g/l1.5-2.5 g/l
Pot plants0.5-1.5 g/l1.5-2.5 g/l
Bedding plants0.5-2.0 g/l-
Vegetable young plants0.5-1.5 g/l1.5-2.5 g/l
Light feeding
Normal feeding

Attention These recommended rates are based on unfertilized substrates. Please be aware that these are general recommendations. Specific situations such as use in tunnels, greenhouses, or specific climate conditions require adjustments. This product is not recommended for dibbling. Contact your ICL Specialty Fertilizers 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 the application of our products is beyond our control, ICL Specialty Fertilizers cannot be held responsible for any adverse results.

The longevity of Osmocote Start is determined at 21ºC. At lower average soil temperatures, the product will work longer at higher average soil temperatures shorter. Indicational: 16ºC: 5-7M, 21ºC: 5-6M, 26ºC: 4-5M.
You can mix Osmocote® Start and use it for topdressing, just make sure not to leave any granules stuck to the leaves.
Partly used bags must be closed / sealed properly.
Store under dry and cool conditions.
If you need more information, please contact your technical support.

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