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Medium_440b16b6-9b1d-459a-be0c-1bb3389c5847 Which fast acting fertiliser to use for these small trees and shrubs. ID and recommendation

Hi,
I was hoping you could please advise which fertiliser to use for these plants which is fast acting to help with 1. growth and greening) - can not work out if any are Natives and thus if a ‘native fertiliser needed’
2. If I applied a fast acting fertiliser- to quickly act....how long should I wait after application before then using a slow release fertiliser?

Thank you!

Submitted: 10:11PM, 23 Sep 2018
Answer: Hi Alex,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

Looks like the first plant from the left is a standard rose. Try Yates Thrive Roses & Flowers Natural Fish & Seaweed+ Concentrate, the dual acting formula feed through both leaves and roots to boost healthy growth and prolific flowers.
Read more at http://www.yates.com.au/products/fertilising/water-soluble/yates-thrive-roses-and-flowers-natural-fish-seaweed-concentrate/

The plant in the middle looks like a Hebe, you can use the same liquid fertiliser.

The one on the right is a Phormium, as it’s mainly a foliage plant. I would suggest feed with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser. It’s certified for use in organic gardens and will help create a nutrient rich soil for better root growth, stronger plants and more flowers and fruit! It can be used on gardens all year round, including native plants.

Click here for more info: http://www.yates.com.au/products/fertilising/organic-based/yates-dynamic-lifter-organic-plant-food/

Hope this helps and happy gardening.

Best Regards,
Louise
Yates Horticulturist

Category: Fertilising
Tags: plant iD
Answered: 03:52PM, 24 Sep 2018

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