SUPER GRITTY PREMIUM 4-in-1 CACTUS & SUCCULENTS POTTING MIX - High Quality Blend with Akadama, Kanuma Vermicast and Pumice
Ready to use, this cactus mix provides optimal draining for your succulent babies while maintaining just the right level water retention and nutrients needed to grow...
Ready to use, this cactus mix provides optimal draining for your succulent babies while maintaining just the right level water retention and nutrients needed to grow plump and healthy. It contains premium quality materials as ff:
- Akadama 40%
- Kanuma 20%
- Worm Castings 20%
- Pumice 20%
It comes in a resealable (re-usable) bag, making it easy to store.
FOUR ESSENTIAL INGREDIENTS in ONE PACK
PREMIUM HARD AKADAMA
Akadama is a naturally occurring, granular clay-like mineral used as soil for bonsai, succulents and other container-grown plants. It is imported from Japan which enjoys rich horticultural resources from volcanic soil. Akadama is prized for its ability to retain water and nutrients while still providing porosity and excellent drainage. Unlike ordinary garden soil, akadama soil is more gritty and changes color when wet. Akadama originated from Japan where the quality of soil is formed through several volcanic eruptions over throusands of years. High quality akadama like this is more expensive because it is harder and does not break or crumble easily.
PREMIUM HARD KANUMA
Kanuma soil also originated from Japan and has the same qualities as Akadama. However, Kanuma Soil is more acidic which makes it ideal for most succulents. It is lighter in color than Akadama, but is harder and does not easily breakdown. Because Akadama breaks down over time, adding Kanuma to your ensures that Succulents Mix continues to be well-draining.
WORM CASTINGS (VERMICAST)
Worm castings or vermicast is the best source of nutrients for your succulents. It is complete with all the nutrients needed by your plants to stay healthy. Because it’s organic, there is no danger of over fertilizing your succulents - a major concern with other types of plant nutrients, whether organic or not. More importantly, it’s safe to use around pets and children, and therefore ideal for home gardens.
Pumice is a porous volcanic rock and is used in gardening as soil amendment. Pumice helps provide drainage and is an essential component of any potting media because it does not deteriorate or breakdown. Pumice can also store some moisture/ nutrients in its small pores, a distinct characteristic which is very useful for plants, and most especially, succulents.
WHY USE SUPER GRITTY Premium Potting Mix for your Cactus and Succulents?
While at least 95% of succulents can thrive in any peat-based potting media, some succulents thrive better in a more gritty blend. Typically, these are the imported variants that were cultivated in less humid environments, like Korean succulents for instance. Even locally grown succulents can benefit from this type of potting mix because it lessens the risk over-soaking the roots.