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Basacote® Starter 6M 16-25-6(+2)

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Function: Fertilizers
Chemical Family: Nitrogen, Phosphorous-based Compounds, Potassium Salts
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Identification & Functionality

List of Ingredients
  • > 5% of net weight
  • Diammonium phosphate, ammonium nitrate, potassium sulfate, kieserite, coating material; Virgin material substances or mixtures; Polymer other than nutrient polymer

Basacote® Starter 6M 16-25-6(+2) Features & Benefits

Product Highlights

Controlled-release NPK complex fertilizer, fully coated, with an emphasis on phosphorus and an optimal set of trace elements. For depot fertilization of potting soil, substrate mixtures or top dress and plant hole fertilization and forestry.

  • Controlled nutrient release for 6 months
  • Frost-resistant and elastic polymer coating material
  • Climate-adapted nutrient release – ideal for plant needs
  • High P content for a quick growth start and soils which are poor in P
  • Homogenous supply of macro- and micronutrients
  • Screened granule size of 2,5–3,5 mm for even distribution in the soil
  • Effectively avoids nutrient fixation in soils
  • Less leaching and low salinity
  • Supports the formation of a good root system

Applications & Uses

Application Recommendations

Nursery & Ornamentals


  • Intended application: Substrate mixtures or top dress
  • Application frequency: 1–2 applications per year
  • Application rate:2-6 g/l or kg/m3
  • Time of application: Follow regional recommendation

Nursery & Ornamentals


  • Intended application: Plant hole fertilization
  • Application frequency: 1 application per year
  • Application rate:10–300g/plant
  • Time of application: Follow regional recommendation


Formulation Type

Technical Details & Test Data


EC FERTILIZER NPK fertilizer, fully coated, N-P2O5-K2O(+MgO+S) 16-25-6 (+1+2,5), with boron, copper, iron, manganese, zinc and molybdenum.

For use in horticulture.

Poor in chloride.

Content Nutrients Info
16,0 % N total nitrogen; 3,5 % nitrate nitrogen; 12,5 % ammonium nitrogen
25,0 % P2O5 neutral ammon citrate and water soluble phosphate; 21,0 % water soluble phosphate
6,0 % K2O water soluble potassium oxide
1,0 % MgO total magnesium oxide; 0,04 % water soluble magnesium oxide
2,5 % S total sulfur; 2,0 % water soluble sulfur
0,01 % B boron
0,05 % Cu copper
0,27 % Fe iron
0,06 % Mn manganese
0,015 % Mo molybdenum
0,015 % Zn zinc


Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Form of Delivery
  • 25 kg bag

Storage & Handling

Transport & Storage Recommendations
  • Delivery as loose goods in big bags or on pallets with bags and canisters.
  • Protect loose goods from moisture during transport.
  • Protect goods from excessive direct sunlight and large temperature fluctuations during transport.
  • Only transport fertilizer at moderate temperatures. Use an air-conditioned lorry if necessary.
  • Take note of any hazardous material labels on the product.
  • Only transport and store at temeratures between 5 °C and 40 °C. Only store in the original packaging. Products should be used up as quickly as possible once opened.
  • Storage general:Protect stored fertilizer from frost, light, and moisture.
  • Store loose goods inside a building and not in outdoor areas. Keep doors closed and cover heaped materials.
  • As the product has a tendency to attract moisture, protect it from rain and standing water.
  • Take note of the hazardous material labels on the product where appropriate.
  • Only transport and store at temeratures between 5 °C and 40 °C. Only store in the original packaging. Products should be used up as quickly as possible once opened.Avoid frost and excessively high temperatures.
  • Storage temperature:Avoid frost and excessively high temperatures.
  • Avoid large temperature fluctuations during storage.
  • Storage period:When stored correctly, fertilizer (excluding liquid fertilizer) can be stored in its sealed original packaging for up to three years after delivery.
  • Products should be used up as quickly as possible once opened.
Basacote® Starter 6M 16-25-6(+2)