The ideal fertiliser for all rhododendrons and azaleas in your garden or containers. It contains a high potash content which increases flower bud formation and improves the size of your blooms. This plant food is organic-based and its slow-release formula works for up to 3 months. Guarantees longer preservation of blooms after cutting and contains extra Magnesium for brighter colours. Rhododendron & Azalea food fertiliser increases (due to the high organic content in the product) the humus content in the soil and improves soil structure and micro-life. Can be applied to soils with a high calcium content where it will lower the pH. 4kg.
Treats up to 40-80 sq metre. Safe to humans, pets and insects when applied and stored correctly. Apply between March and September. Preferred temperature 8-12ºC. Application and rates - Apply by hand whilst wearing gloves, or by using a fertiliser spreader at a rate as detailed below per sq.mtr. During planting - spring 50g/plant.MAINTENANCE - spring: 100 g/plant repeat every 3 months. Autumn: 50-100g end of August. Extra fertilisation after the flowering period gives more blooms the year after. For existing plantations: incorporate the fertiliser around the plant and give water. During planting: Spread the fertiliser in the plant hole and mix it with the garden soil. Place the plant in position and backfill with topsoil. Compound organic NPK fertiliser containing Magnesium 5-6-9 (+3MgO). 5% total Nitrogen (N), of which 2.2% organic Nitrogen derived from feather meal, meat and bone meal, cocoa shells. 1.2% ammonium Nitrogen. 16% Urea Nitrogen. 6% total Phosphorus Pentoxide (P2O5). 9% Potassium Oxide (K2O) soluble in water. 3% total Magnesium Oxide (MgO). 25% organic matter derived from feather meal, meat and bone meal, cocoa shells. Low in Chlorine.
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Small items are sent by Royal Mail and larger items by courier. When ordering large items please provide your phone number so that the courier can contact you if necessary.
Please note that when several items are ordered they may not all be delivered at the same time.
Packet seed only will incur a carriage charge of £2.99.
All other products incur a carriage charge of £4.99.
If your order comprises of a combination of carriage charges then a combined carriage charge of £6.99 will be applied.
Dobies wants to ensure that all of our plants are delivered to you in the best condition for planting. Unfortunately there are some postcodes that take longer to deliver to and therefore we can not guarantee this, so we are sorry to advise that we do not ship live plants to the following areas; HS, IV41-IV56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR25, ZE1-ZE3.
Non Standard Deliveries
Northern Ireland, Channel islands, Isle of Man & Isles of Scilly & areas of Scotland with postcodes starting AB30 plus, HS, IV1 to IV40 plus, KA27, KA28, KW1 to KW16, PA20 to PA38, PA41 to PA80, PH10-PH40, PH42 to PH50 and ZE: For orders weighing less than 2KG standard carriage charge applies. Where the weight of the large order is 2k to 10kg the carriage charge is £9.99. Where the weight of the order is over 10kg the carriage charge is £14.99.
Republic of Ireland: For orders weighing less than 2kg standard carriage charge applies. Where the weight of the order is 2kg and above the carriage charge is £14.99.
Other EU countries: We can only deliver packet flower and vegetable seed to other EU countries. The carriage is £4.99 per order.
Very Large items
If ordering any large items marked a surcharge of £5 per item will be applied. These items are also not available to areas and postcodes shown under non standard deliveries. We may need to contact you regarding delivery so please provide a contact number with all orders.
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We reserve the right to contact you and advise an additional charge where necessary and are happy to quote for carriage of specific products to more remote areas. Some items may not be available to all areas.
We reserve the right to revise any carriage charges in the event of carrier price increase or other unforeseen circumstances. We will always advise of the carriage charge before payment is taken.
All Dobies products should reach you in perfect condition, just as they left us. If you are dissatisfied in any way with their condition on arrival, please let us know within 14 days. We are only liable for the cost of the goods as quoted on the website plus the cost of delivery if the goods are faulty.
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