I take it that granular is something like a palm or nursery blend that is partially slow release and contains micronutrients. Osmocote is supposed to be used within a fertility program consisting of it, a granular micronutrient supplement, and additional soluble complete fertilizers. Used by itself, the response can be lacking.
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