Garden Time™ Acid Fertiliser

Garden Time Acid Fertiliser is a granular blend of compound slow release fertilisers and nutrient specific fertilisers designed for New Zealand growing conditions. Garden Time Acid Fertiliser is formulated for acid loving plants including Azaleas, Camelias, Rhododendrons, Gardenias and Daphne.

  • Contains extra iron and magnesium for improved leaf and plant health
  • Promotes healthy green leaves and beautiful blooms.
  • Delivers consistent and even release of plant nutrients for 3-4 months.

N6  P3  K6  +1.5Mg  +TE


  • Garden Time™ Acid Fertiliser 5kg

One adult handful holds approx 70g.
1 Metric cup = 300g.    

Prior to planting

Spread 100-150g per m2 of Garden Time Acid Fertiliser evenly across garden bed and mix thoroughly with existing soil. Water well.

Existing plants in ground

Apply Garden Time Acid Fertiliser twice per season; once in early spring and again after the first blooms have begun to open, at 150-200g per m2 evenly spread across the garden bed.

Avoid direct contact with trunk and foliage.

How much do I need?

Our volume calculator can help you to work out how may bags of the product you will need. You'll need to know:

  • Length of your garden box or area
  • Width of you garden box or area
  • How deep you're going to lay the product
  • Which product and bag sizes you want to use

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How much do I need?

You'll need to know:

  • - length of your garden box or area
  • - width of your garden box or area
  • - how deep you're going with the product
  • - which product and bag size you want to use

All composts, garden mixes & lawn soils will settle when spread and watered so we recommend allowing for around 5-10% compaction when ordering

Conversion of 6 x 4ft trailer load to cubic metres:

1 x trailer load= 0.7 cubic metres
1 1/2 x trailer loads= 1 cubic metre
3 x trailer loads= 2 cubic metres
4 1/2 x trailer loads= 3 cubic metres

Volume Calculator

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For improved soil health add Garden Time Planting Mix to existing soil.

For improved growth and weed control apply Big Value Mulch & Feed after fertilising.

For improved plant health hardiness and drought resistance use Garden Time Seafeed™, a natural seaweed bioconcentrate.

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Where to buy:
Garden Time™ Acid Fertiliser can be purchased from*
*Stores are indicative only. Please phone stores for confirmation of availability.