Osmocote® Boost+Feed Cacti & Succulents

Easy to use unique formula that is carefully balanced formula with low nitrogen and high potassium to promote steady growth and flowering while improving resistance to pests and disease. Its double action works through the roots and leaves, so your plants absorb nutrients within minutes.

  • Easy to apply with Easy Sprayer - no drips, no hassles - or by diluting yourself from the concentrate
  • Contains carefully balanced trace elements and bio stimulants for larger, ealthier plants that resist diseases and insect attacks
  • Ideal for all mature plants in any situation - garden beds, pots, vertical gardens, raised vegetable boxes, hanging baskets and window boxes
  • Perfect for when plants are stressed or when an added boost is needed to promote growth
Features

Liquid advantage

Provides an instant boost of nutrients through rapid root and leaf absorption for strong, healthy growth

Feeds soils and plants

Includes a blend of bio stimulants resulting in lots of earthworms and soil microbes that build healthy soils and productive, vigorous plants

Use any time

Can be applied anytime of the year when plants are actively growing.  Avoid using when temperatures are expected to exceed 30C

Hose-on or Concentrate

Hose-on 

The 1L Easy Spray bottle is perfect for small gardens, quick fertilising tasks and covers up to 180 m2


Concentrate 

The 1L Concentrate is the better option for large or difficult to reach areas where a watering can or pump sprayer may be easier to use. It makes up to 450L


Handy Tip

To determine the size of your garden, multiply the length x width in metres. 1 long stride = approx. 1 metre

Leaf and root uptake

It goes to work immediately and is effective whether applied to the soil or leaves

Suitable for

All cacti and succulents including natives - it has a low phosphorus content

Potted cacti & succulents

Not suitable for

Do not use on lawns - use only specifically named fertilisers on grassed areas

Do not apply to young cacti and succulents or other indoor plants.

How it works

  • It's boosted with bio stimulants that activate soil micro-organisms, condition the soil and enhance nutrient uptake

How to use

Easy Sprayer

  1. Shake the bottle well before attaching to the hose - ensure the thumb switch is in the OFF position first
  2. Tighten the hose connector on the handle prior to connecting the hose; turn the hose tap on
  3. Slide the thumb switch to the ON position to FERTILISE or slide to the WATER position to just water your garden
  4. Walk slowly using a sweeping action to evenly distribute the spray over the measured garden area (the bottle should empty in approximately 12 - 13 minutes
  5. When finished, switch to OFF position and turn the water off

When using the Concentrate:

  1. The 1L Concentrate comes with a measuring cap; add 2 capsful to 9 litres of water in a watering can
  2. The concentrate can also be used in a pump sprayer. Use the same dilution rate as for the watering can

For a complete guide on how to use Osmocote Boost+Feed Cacti & Succulents, always check the packaging.

When to use

  • Apply to soils at planting time

  • Apply when your plants need a boost, particularly during main growing periods – early Spring, early Summer and early Autumn.

Easy Sprayer: 

SITUATION HOW OFTEN

Garden Beds & Pot

Apply every 2 or more weeks

  • Soak the soil around the plant to feed the roots

Foliar feeding every 2 or more weeks

  • Wet the leaves and soak the soil
   

Concentrate

SITUATION QUANTITY IN 9L
WATERING CAN
HOW OFTEN
Garden Beds & Pots 50-100mL (2 caps)

Apply every 2 or more weeks

  • Soak the soil around the plant to feed the roots

Foliar feeding every 2 or more weeks

  • Wet the leaves and soak the soil
     
     
     

Safety Information

CAUTION: This product may cause staining of hard surfaces if wet. Avoid contact with hard surfaces and if contact does occur, hose off immediately.

Technical details

  • NPK 6.5 : 1 : 9 (concentrate)
  • NPK 3.2 : 2 : 2 (easy sprayer)
  • The Easy Sprayer ensures the 1L hose-on bottle will cover up to 180m2 with an effective supply of fertiliser.
  • When the Easy Sprayer bottle is not being used or is being carried/transported, ensure the thumb switch on the handle grip is in the OFF position to prevent leakage.

Where to buy it

Decided what product best suits your needs? Or would you prefer to go in-store to ask for more information?

Visit your local Bunnings Warehouse for our largest range.

You can also find Scotts products in a number of gardening, hardware, independent and supermarket retailers including Flower Power, Mitre10, Coles and Woolworths.

Note: Not all brands and products are stocked in all stores. For any additional questions please visit our contact us page.

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