Product Code


Osmocote Blend 20-4-7 8-9M

20-4-7 8-9M

  • Advantages
  • Suggested Application Rates
  • Directions for use
  • Osmocote® Pro Fusion Technology™ has been specially developed for surface applications in container nursery stock
  • When applied as directed, the unique Fusion Technology works to bind the prills to the growing media. Should containers get knocked over, more of the fertilizer stays in place, minimizing the need for reapplication.
  • Reduces labor and additional fertilizer costs
  • Maximizes your fertilizer investment
  • Contains micronutrients
Suggested Application Rates

Application rates are intended for general container nursery stock growing conditions.  Product and rate selection should always be based on individual grower practices and environmental conditions.  Some factors that influence selection include:

  • Climate
  • Specific Crop
  • Type of Growing Media
  • Other Nutrient Sources
  • Irrigation Type
  • Rainfall Amount


Surface Application Rates per Container

   Low  Medium  High
 Trade 1 gal.  10 15  20 
 1 gal.  14  22  29
 Trade 2 gal.  24  36  49
 2 gal.  29  45  60
 3 gal.  42  65  88
 5 gal.  57  87  118
 7 gal.  84  130  175


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.

Directions for use
  • Verify your product analysis, longevity and rate for your plants in your production system. For further guidance contact your local ICL-SF Territory Manager or call ICL-SF Customer Service @ 800-492-8255.
  • Rate tables are printed on bag labels and can be found on product information sheets as well as on
  • For top-dress applications, refer to suggested rate tables on bag labels and product sheets. Uniformly spread fertilizer on container surface; avoid piling fertilizer dose directly against plant stem.
  • Irrigate after application. Irrigation frequency and volume should be adjusted during the crop production cycle according to crop type, environmental conditions and desired soluble salt levels.
  • A product trial is recommended before adopting a new fertilizer program or making full-scale changes to standard cultural practices. Test several rates on representative plant types.
  • Use caution when applying to plants being over-wintered under cover. If you cannot monitor soluble salts and/or adjust irrigation practices, avoid Fall and Winter application.
  • Product storage: Store in a clean, cool, dry place.  Re-seal opened bags by folding top down and securing.

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The longevitiy is the bonus in regions of the country with higher temperatures, and for plants with extended growing seasons.