• elemental
Nitrogen Total (N) 16%
Nitrate nitrogen (N03-N) 7.1%
Ammoniacal nitrogen (NH4-N) 8.7%
Phosphorus (P) 3.5%
Water soluble 2.6%
Potassium (K) 10.0%
Water soluble 10.0%
Magnesium (Mg) 1.3%
Water soluble 0.3%
Iron (Fe) 0.30%
Water soluble 0.30%
Chelated by EDTA 0.30%
Manganese (Mn) 0.05%
Water soluble 0.05%
Chelated by EDTA 0.05%
Boron (B) 0.01%
Water soluble 0.01%
Copper (Cu) 0.015%
Water soluble 0.015%
Chelated by EDTA 0.015%
Molybdenum (Mo) 0.010%
Water soluble 0.010%
Zinc (Zn) 0.012%
Water soluble 0.012%
Chelated by EDTA 0.012%



12-14 Months

 Osmocote 5 12-14M


  • Advantages
  • Directions for use
  • Recommended rates
  • More efficient and effective uptake of applied plant nutrition thanks to the NutriMatch-Release™ technology. It matches the NPK release pattern and the plant’s needs with more precision than ever before.
  • Best possible plant color, health and growth with the OTEA™-system. It optimizes the availability of trace elements in the growing media and their uptake by plants.
  • Highest nutrient release efficiency.
  • Highest safety for plants.
  • Highest consistency: every bag of the product is identical.
  • Yellow colored granules for recognition of 12-14M longevity.
Directions for use
  1. Osmocote 5 12-14M is specially designed for short cultures of container nursery stock, perennials, and various pot plant types.
  2. It is recommended to mix the product into the growing medium to ensure optimal distribution of the granules.
  3. Osmocote 5 can also be applied using dibbling methods. Ask your ICL Specialty Fertilizers technical advisor for advice.
  4. In case applied Micromax Premium dosage rates are higher then 200 gram/m3 growing medium and combined with Osmocote 5, please contact your ICL technical advisor for detailed recommendation.
  5. Osmocote 5 can be combined with Peters and Universol water-soluble fertilizers. For tailor-made recommendations, please ask your ICL Specialty Fertilizers technical advisor.

The longevity of Osmocote 5 12-14M is affected by temperature. (Product longevity is determined at 21ºC)

16ºC 21ºC 26ºC
15-17M 12-14M 9-11M

Store under dry conditions. Partly used or damaged bags should be closed well.

Recommended rates

nutritional need


Minimum recommended
base rate (in case additional water
soluble fertilizers are applied)

Container nursery stock and
perennial crops (covered cultures)
4-5 g/l 5-6 g/l 3-4 g/l
Container nursery stock and
perennial crops (uncovered cultures)
5-6 g/l 6-7 g/l 4-5 g/l
Pot plants 5-6 g/l 6-7 g/l 4-5 g/l

 Maximum recommended fertilizer dosage in the growing medium is 0.5 kg/m3. Rates for Osmocote are based on pot volumes. In case of repotting into bigger pots, dilution effect should be compensated by increasing dosage rate in fresh growing medium.
For plant-specific recommendations please consult your ICL Specialty Fertilizers advisor.

The above mentioned recommended rates are based on unfertilized substrates. Please be aware that these are general recommendations. Specific situations such as use in tunnels, green-houses, or specific climate conditions require adjustments. This product is not recommended for dibbling and/or autumn/winter pottings. Contact your ICL Specialty Fertilizers advisor for more detailed advice.

Trial first on a small scale before rate, application or other changes in your cultural practices are implemented. As circumstances can differ and as the application of our products is beyond our control, ICL Specialty Fertilizers cannot be made responsible for any negative results.

Osmocote 5 brings the latest controlled-release technology to growers. These 5th generation, Programmed Release fertilizers guarantee efficient, safe and consistent plant nutrition. Osmocote 5 12-14M is specially designed for winter/early spring pottings.