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Yates Nutricote Standard Pink 180 Day – 19.1 : 0* : 11.9

$209.4 Inc. GST

Yates Nutricote Standard Pink 180 Day – 19.1 : 0* : 11.9

Yates Nutricote Standard Pink is a controlled release fertilisers designed specifically for use on phosphorus sensitive plants. It contains zero P and the highest quality N and K. The advanced prill coating provides superior control of nutrient release over 180 days at 25°C.

Yates Nutricote Standard Pink matches nutrient release with plant growth and growing conditions. During warmer periods nutrient release increases to support accelerated plant growth. In winter when temperatures fall, and the slower plant growth results in a decreased nutrient demand, the prill release rate also slows down. This facilitates a more cost-effective nutritional programme and also minimises nutrient loss through leaching.

Suitable for: Phosphorus sensitive plants, Flowering plants

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  • Designed specifically for phosphorus sensitive plants
  • Suited to Proteaceae species and flowering plants
  • High in potassium for improved flowering and disease control
  • Provides superior control of nutrient release, consistent with plant needs, over 180 days at 25°C
  • Eliminates the need for labour intensive late season reapplications of fertiliser
  • Contains the highest quality N and K components
  • Durable, robust coating for increased safety
  • Offers reduced leaching to ensure optimal fertiliser levels are maintained
  • Consistent prill size for easier and more precise mechanical application

19.1 : 0.0 : 11.9

Nitrogen (N) as Nitrate 6.9
Nitrogen (N) as Ammonium 6.9
Nitrogen (N) as Urea 5.3
Total Nitrogen (N) 19.1
Total Phosphorus (P) 0.0
Total Potassium (K) as sulfate 11.9

Note: Due to the manufacturing process there could be residual levels of phosphorus in the product.

Yates Nutricote Standard Pink consists of small prills which contain nitrogen and potassium. Advanced coating technology is applied to each prill that then controls the rate at which nutrients are released to match the physiological growth stages of the plant. It enables growers to produce the highest quality plants with minimised nutrient stress, dumping or root and foliage burn.

Once prills have been applied to the potting mix or soil, moisture starts to penetrate into the polymer coating. This causes the nutrients inside to dissolve and creates osmotic pressure within each prill. It’s this pressure that drives the gradual and controlled release of the nutrients. The rate of release is even and determined by soil temperature. Increased soil temperatures will result in increased nutrient release as plant growth and nutrient needs increase.

Top Dressing

  • Evenly apply to the base of the plant, keeping fertiliser away from the main trunk or stem.
  • Water in well after application with a rose type spray to minimize water blast of prills from pot.


Mix well into the soil profile ensuring even application.


  • Release period is governed by soil temperature as shown below.
  • Nutricote should provide the entire requirements of nitrogen, potassium, and maintenance levels of phosphorus for the release period.
  • Use high rates for fast-draining soils or mixes of low fertility and for species that are fast-growing and watered frequently.
  • Use medium rates when:
    • Using on sensitive crops
    • Soil temperatures are very high
    • Liquid feeding two to three times per week

Suggested Application Rates

Top dressing (g)

Pot Size (Diameter) Medium (grams per pot) High (grams per pot)
100mm (4″) 2 3
125mm (5″) 4 6
150mm (6″) 6 8
175mm (7″) 11 17
200mm (8″) 18 27
250mm (10″) 32 54
300mm (12″) 54 80
Incorporation (kg/m3) 4 5-6

Suitable for both container grown and field grown plants.

  • Yates Nutricote Standard Pink 180 Day – 19.1 : 0* : 11.9 - 25kg
  • The release rate of Yates Nutricote Standard Pink is based on an average day/night soil temperature of 25°C. The release rate at other temperatures is entirely predictable and is shown below:

    Soil Temperature 10°C 15°C 20°C 25°C 30°C 35°C
    Release Time (days) 360 290 230 180 140 110

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