The Osmocote® Flower & Vegetable Difference

Osmocote® Smart-Release& Plant Food Flower & Vegetable has a high total nutrient content (14-14-14). The unique resin coating reacts at relatively low soil temperatures to give plants an early start. This formula is favored for seasonal vegetables and perennials because it promotes strong roots as well as bountiful and vigorous above-ground growth.

Flower & Vegetable

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Osmocote® Smart-Release® Plant Food Flower & Vegetable

NPK Analysis: 14-14-14

Available In Four Sizes



Feeds up to 40 sq. ft.
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Feeds up to 80 sq. ft.
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Feeds up to 180 sq. ft.
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Feeds up to 320 sq. ft.
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Osmocote® Smart-Release® Plant Food Flower & Vegetable Formula

Guaranteed Analysis F643
  • Total Nitrogen(N)14%
    • 8.2% Ammoniacal Nitrogen
    • 5.8% Nitrate Nitrogen
  • Available Phosphate(P205)14%
  • Soluble Potash(K20)14%

Derived from: Polymer-Coated: Ammonium Nitrate, Calcium Phosphate and Potassium Sulfate.

†The Nitrgoen, Phosphate and Potash sources have been coated to provide 12% coated slow-release Nitrogen(N), 12% coated slow-release Nitrogen(N), Available Phosphate (P2O5) and 12% coated slow-release Soluble Potash (K2O).

Information regarding the contents and levels of metals in this product is available on the internet at

Application Rates

application-icon-tomatoesTomatoes & Peppers
1.5 capfuls / 4 sq. ft.

application-icon-carrotsCarrots, Onions, Corn & Beans
1 capful / 10 ft. of garden row

application-icon-melonsMelons & Berries
1⅓ capfuls / 4 sq. ft.

application-icon-bedsBeds & Borders
1 capful / 4 sq. ft.

application-icon-treesYoung Trees & Shrubs
1 capful / 2 ft. of branch spread

application-icon-transplantsBedding Transplants
1 TSP / 4 in. plant

½ TBS / bulb

NOTE: Bottles include a spoon (1-TBS).
Bottles also include a cap (3-TBS).
Bags include a scoop (3-TBS).
3 spoons = 1 capful = 1 scoopful.

How Does Osmocote® Plant Food Work?

Osmocote® Plant Food consists of a homogeneous nutrient prill coated with a semi-permeable resin derived from linseed oil.

The coating utilizes the natural principle of osmosis. Moisture in the soil penetrates the coating and dissolves the nutrients in the prill.

Nutrients are released at the same rate the plant’s root system takes-up nutrients from the soil, neither under or over-feeding the plant.

How to Apply Osmocote® Plant Food

(1 scoopful or 1 capful = 3 tablespoon)

1 scoopful or capful (3 TBS) per 4 sq. ft.

Mix into top 1-3 inches of soil

Reapply plant food every 4 months

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