Scotts Osmocote® Vegetable Mix

Scotts Osmocote® Vegetable Mix

Size: 40L

Main product features

Contains 4 months feed
Contains 4 months feed
Starter fertiliser
Starter fertiliser
Blood & Bone
Blood & Bone
Growth Stimulant
Growth Stimulant

Osmocote® Vegetable Premium Planting Mix has been developed by horticultural experts to provide the ideal moisture and nutrient environment for healthier vegetables.
This formulation has been developed to provide excellent growth of a range of vegetables and is perfect for use in pots & containers and raised garden beds.

When to use



  • Controlled Release Fertiliser distributes nutrients as plants need it, for up to 4 months.
  • Starter Fertiliser provides instant nutrients and reduces transplant shock.
  • Blood and Bone to encourage healthy plant growth.
  • Growth Stimulants encourage strong root development for healthier, more vigorous plants
  • Trace Elements - micro-nutrients vital for healthy plant growth.


  • Vegetables growing in pots, boxes, raised beds or the open garden.
  • Safe to use for new plants - the controlled release of nutrients means it will not burn soft leaves or tender young roots.


  • Don't use for phosphorus sensitive plants.
  • Don't use in hydroponic growing systems or ponds.
  • Don't use on lawns - use only specifically named lawn topdress soils on grassed areas.

Osmocote® Vegetable Premium Planting Mix is ready to use straight from the bag with no further additives required.

  1. Water the plant and allow it to drain.
  2. Select a clean pot at least 25mm wider than the original and partly fill with new vegetable mix.
  3. Carefully turn the plant out of its existing pot, gently loosen the root ball and trim off any dead or damaged roots.
  4. Place the plant in the new pot and position so the top of the root ball is 2–3cm down from the rim.
  5. Fill the pot with vegetable mix to the top of the root ball, gently tapping to help the vegetable mix settle.
  6. Thoroughly water the plant and allow it to drain, if necessary top up with vegetable mix.
  7. Protect the plant from wind, heat and strong sunlight for around 5 days.


  1. Water the plant and allow it to drain.
  2. Add a layer of vegetable mix to the planting area.
  3. Dig a hole approximately twice the size of the plant's root ball.
  4. Gently loosen the root ball and trim off any dead or damaged roots.
  5. Partly fill the hole with vegetable mix, place plant in the centre of the hole, and fill up with vegetable mix.
  6. Press gently around the base of the plant.
  7. Thoroughly water the plant and then frequently enough to ensure the vegetable mix remains moist but not wet until the plant is well established.


  • Do not allow plants to dry out and water frequently enough to ensure that the vegetable mix remains moist but not wet.
  • Osmocote® Vegetable Premium Planting Mix contains a balanced fertiliser but depending on plant needs, additional fertiliser will be required in time.

SAFETY INFORMATION CAUTION: This product may cause staining of hard surfaces if wet. Avoid contact with hard surfaces and if contact does occur, sweep off immediately. When using potting mixes, we recommend the use of garden gloves to protect your hands 
SAFETY FIRST: Read the instructions on the product packaging before use and take particular note of any warnings or cautions on the label  See the Safety Data Sheet for this product 
TECHNICAL DETAILS Scotts Osmocote® Controlled Release Fertiliser provides plant nutrition and trace elements for up to 4 months.

Health and Safety

Always read the pack label and product instructions carefully before use. For further information relating to product safety please review the product data safety sheet link below.

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