What is slow-release nitrogen?

Slow-release nitrogen in a fertilizer means that the nitrogen is in a form that delays its availability for a plant to uptake and use or that is in a form that extends its availability for use by a plant. Similar terms used to describe the form of nitrogen include "controlled release", "timed release," and "slowly available."

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1. When is the fertilizer Blackout Period?
2. What do the 3 numbers on my fertilizer's label mean?
3. What is slow-release nitrogen?
4. How do if I know if my fertilizer contains nitrogen or phosphorus?
5. Under Titusville's fertilizer rules, can I use fertilizer that contains phosphorus?
6. What is a Fertilizer Free Zone?
7. I use a lawn company. How am I supposed to know what kind of fertilizer they use on my lawn?
8. Under Titusville's fertilizer rules, can I use a fertilizer that contains nitrogen?
9. I own a business in Titusville. I often have one of my employees apply fertilizer to the landscaping. How do the new fertilizer rules affect me?
10. I have a lawn service business and often apply fertilizer for my clients. How do Titusville's fertilizer rules affect me?
11. Can I still use my rotary spreader for applying fertilizer?
12. What is a “watershed”?
13. How do I know if my fertilizer contains enough slow-release nitrogen?