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Is yates thrive suitable for australian natives?

I have recently planted small dwarf Callistemon viminalis hybrid "Little John" bottle brush and want to know if I can fertilise with soluble Yates thrive.

Submitted: 05:27PM, 10 Feb 2011
Answer: Dear Len,

When using fertilisers on native plants it is always better to use one with a low phosphorus level. Thrive soluble all purpose has a phosphorus level of 5.5. You would be best to use Garden Gold for natives as the phosphorus level is only 1.3.

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