Which Osmocote Professional Potting Mix do you need?

Quality potting mixes and soils give best results

Osmocote® potting & planting mixes are designed to bring out the best in plants in the home and garden.

Potting mixes are enriched with Osmocote controlled release fertiliser and a professional grade wetting agent to prevent water logging. They are the perfect growing media for plants, from seedling stage to flowering or fruiting, in pots and other containers of all sizes - from bonsai dishes to wine barrels.

There's a potting mix to suit most types of plants - choose the variety best suited to the plants you are growing for optimal results.

Which Osmocote® Professional Potting Mix product suits your needs?


Osmocote® Professional - African Violet & Cyclamen Mix

What to consider:

  • Developed by horticultural experts specifically for African Violets & Cyclamen
  • Low nitrogen, high potassium and high calcium content to encourage continuous flowering
  • Low salt formula to prevent leaf tip burn
  • Granular wetting agent included for uniform wetting of mix
  • Includes controlled release fertiliser to feed continuously for 6 months

Osmocote® Professional - Bonsai Mix

What to consider:

  • Developed by horticultural experts specifically for bonsai
  • Contains controlled release fertiliser to feed for up to six months
  • Granular wetting agent included to ensure uniform wetting and rewetting of mix
  • Contains sandy loam to provide ideal water and nutrient holding in a small container

Osmocote® Professional - Bulb Mix

What to consider:

  • Developed by horticultural experts specifically to meet the needs of bulbs
  • Contains controlled release fertiliser to feed for six months
  • Contains boosted magnesium for healthy foliage
  • Includes enhanced calcium level to promote strong flower stems and minimise diseases in bulbs

Osmocote® Professional - Cacti & Succulents Mix

What to consider:

  • Contains controlled release plant food - feeds plants for up to 6 months
  • Formulated as a free draining mix to prevent water logging
  • Professional grade wetting agent added for uniform soil wetting and to extend the period between watering
  • Added calcium for stronger plants and stems

Osmocote® Professional - Multi Purpose Potting Mix

What to consider:

  • General purpose mix includes enough fertiliser to feed for four months
  • Includes granular wetting agent to retain moisture
  • Suited to all plants except phosphorus-sensitive native plants and proteas

Osmocote® Professional - Native Potting & Planting Mix

What to consider:

  • Contains controlled release plant food that feeds for up to 6 months
  • Low phosphorus to prevent yellowing leaves and phosphorus toxicity
  • Added calcium for stronger plants and stems
  • Boosted levels of iron to help prevent phosphorus toxicity

Osmocote® Professional - Orchid Mix

What to consider:

  • Developed by horticultural experts to provide the ideal root environment for growing show quality orchids
  • Contains controlled release plant food - feeds plants for up to 12 months
  • Formulated with coir chips and graded composted pine bark, which provides easy anchoring for roots and moisture retention
  • Sphagnum (fibre) moss for added moisture, air and nutrient control
  • Added Calcium to strengthen pseudo bulbs and flower stems, and encourage strong disease resistance

Osmocote® Professional - Premium Potting Mix

What to consider:

  • Included fertiliser feeds for up to six months
  • Added ScottsCoir™ and next generation water crystals absorb and retain up to 100% more water than standard mixes
  • Not suitable for phosphorus-sensitive plants

Osmocote® Professional - Rose, Gardenia, Azalea & Camellia Mix

What to consider:

  • Developed specifically for roses and acid loving plants as a superior base
    for growing roses and plants that prefer acidic and low pH conditions
  • Contains controlled release fertiliser to feed continuously for up to six months
  • Formulated with next generation water crystals and coir peat for better moisture retention
  • Boosted levels of iron and magnesium for healthy dark green foliage

Osmocote® Professional - Seed Raising & Cutting Mix

What to consider:

  • Developed by horticultural experts specifically for germinating vegetable, flower and herb seeds, and for rooting leaf, stem and root cuttings
  • Formulated with gypsum and phosphorus for improved root development and vigorous growth
  • Sphagnum peat and coir create the ideal moisture and nutrient environment
  • Added next generation water crystals to keep tender seedling and cutting roots moist

Osmocote® Professional - Terracotta Pot & Planter Mix

What to consider:

  • Ideal for all pot types including terracotta containers, outdoor tubs and planter boxes
  • Contains controlled release plant food - feeds plants for up to 12 months
  • Formulated with ScottsCoir™ and next generation water crystals, enabling the mix to hold up to 3x more water than ordinary potting mixes
  • Professional grade wetting agent added to ensure uniform wetting of mix and prevent drying out

Osmocote® Professional - Fruit & Citrus Potting & Planting Mix | Scotts Australia

What to consider:

  • Developed specifically for all fruiting plants (evergreen and deciduous) as a superior growing base
  • Contains controlled release fertiliser to feed continuously for up to six months
  • Formulated with next generation water crystals and professional grade wetting agent for better moisture retention and penetration
  • Boosted levels of iron and magnesium for healthy dark green foliage