PRO-MIX Vermiculite – 9 L.

$14.79

FEATURES

  • Improves nutrient holding and exchange properties of soil and potting mixes
  • Improves aeration and water-holding capacity of potting mixes

BENEFITS

  • Well suited for seed cover when germinating seeds as it maintains proper moisture
  • Better use of fertilizer by plants
  • Decreases watering requirements

Size: 9 L – 0.9 kg

16 in stock

 

Description

PRO-MIX Vermiculite

PRO-MIX Vermiculite is an expanded micaceous mineral that is lightweight, clean and odorless. It has excellent properties for improving soil aeration while retaining the moisture and nutrient in a peat-based soil.

INGREDIENTS

  • Vermiculite

Vermiculite is a spongy material that is dark brown to golden brown in color. It is shaped like flakes when dry. It is an aluminum-iron-magnesium silicate that resembles mica in appearance. For use in horticultural applications, vermiculite is heated to expand the particles. This expansion enables it to absorb moisture when used as a potting medium or soil additive. Vermiculite can soak up three to four times its volume in water.

For plants that thrive growing in a more-wet soil, vermiculite would do well as a potting soil additive. Since many foliage plants appreciate more water-retentive potting soil, they do well in a vermiculite-added potting soil. Also, simply because of its water retention/nutrient retention, vermiculite makes a good seed-starter medium.

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Brand

PRO-MIX

PRO-MIX offers a line of quality organic fertilizers and growing mediums, using proprietary MYCOACTIVE technology to stimulate vigorous growth for greater resistance, larger root systems for increased nutrient and water uptake, and bigger, healthier plants.