Metalosate NPK contains amino acid complexed minerals for optimal plant nutrition.

Metalosate NPK 4-17-17

Product #: 07309

Metalosate® NPK 4-17-17 liquid foliar is designed for foliar application on plants to prevent or correct nutrient deficiencies that may limit crop growth and yields. It is water soluble and non toxic to plants when applied as directed. For best results, apply Metalosate NPK 4-17-17 liquid foliar according to recommendations based on plant tissue or soil analysis.

Standard us container size: 2.5 gallon

Guaranteed Analysis

Total Nitrogen (N)4.00%
Ammoniacal Nitrogen-1.29%
Water Soluble Nitrogen-2.8%
Available Phosphate (P2O5)17.00%
Soluble Potash (K2O)17.00%
(Derived From: Urea, Ammonium Phosphate, and Potassium Phosphate)

Product Resources

Explore the Safety Data Sheets for NPK 4-17-17 and other Metalosate products.

Product Usage Instructions

Shake well before use. Keep from freezing.

Dilute one part Metalosate NPK 4-17-17 liquid foliar with 20 or more parts water. Apply by a spray method and with an adequate amount of water that will provide complete coverage of the plants. Use of a non-ionic wetting agent may improve spray coverage of certain hard to wet plants. Do not apply undiluted.

Metalosate NPK 4-17-17 liquid foliar can be included in a regular spray program on crops. Consult with a Balchem representative on compatibility with other spray materials.

The rate of application will depend on the crop, stage of growth, and severity of deficiency. The maximum recommended rates are for mature, full-sized plants. Reduce the rates proportionately when spraying smaller plants.

Metalosate NPK 4-17-17 liquid foliar may be used on legumes, grain crops, root crops, cucurbits, cole crops, leafy vegetables, woody and herbaceous ornamentals, deciduous fruits, vine crops, tropical and subtropical fruits, and many other crops.

Market Specific Recommendations

Field Crops and Vegetables

Apply 32 to 64 fluid ounces per acre (2.0 to 4.0 liters per hectare) during periods of rapid growth or nutritional stress. The application may be repeated 2 or more times through the growing season.

Tree Crops

Make an application of 32 to 64 fluid ounces per acre (2.0 to 4.0 liters per hectare) after the beginning of active growth. The application may be repeated at 2 to 4-week intervals through the growing season.

Grapes and Berries

Make an application of 32 to 64 fluid ounces per acre (2.0 to 4.0 liters per hectare) after active growth begins. The application may be repeated at intervals of one week or more through the vegetative growth period.


Apply 1 to 2 fluid ounces per 1000 square feet (10 to 20 milliliters per 100 square meters) during periods of active growth.

Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Flowering Plants

Dilute at a rate of 32 fluid ounces in 10 or more gallons (250 milliliters in 10 or more liters) of water and spray to complete coverage.

Metalosate Research

Over the years, Balchem Plant Nutrition has collaborated and completed hundreds of plant nutrition research studies. The library of research papers is located on our Resources page.

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