Made from some of our hardest Australian hardwoods, including Western Grey Box, Ironbark, and Bull Oak. A long-lasting substrate ideal as a growing medium for orchids and other epiphytic plants. Increased air-filled porosity. Adds potassium and limits the acidic effect of some other media such as pine bark.
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Horticulture Charcoal (OCS)
In Australia, we manufacture charcoal from a blend of some of our hardest Australian hardwoods, including Western Grey Box, Ironbark, and the world's hardest timber Bull Oak. This blend will hold up to approximately 120% of its weight in water, and will not break down for hundreds of years. A long-lasting substrate ideal as a growing medium for orchids and other epiphytic plants. Increased air-filled porosity. Adds potassium and limits the acidic effect of some other media such as pine bark.
Application: Add charcoal to potting mix for orchids, bromeliads, or for other plants that require free drainage. Rates of application will vary according to the plants. add approximately 1 part charcoal to 4 parts potting mix.
Health Warning: This product is made from organic material. Avoid inhalation of dust. Wear gloves when handling. If dusty, wear a particulate mask. Wash hands immediately after use.
6-litre bag (Under 5mm grade) 20-litre bag (Under 5mm grade)
6-litre bag (5-12mm grade) 20-litre bag (5-12mm grade)
6-litre bag (12-25mm grade) 20-litre bag (12-25mm grade)
10-litre bag (Under 5mm grade) 50-litre bag (Under 5mm grade)
10-litre bag (5-12mm grade) 50-litre bag (5-12mm grade)
10-litre bag (12-25mm grade) 50-litre bag (12-25mm grade)
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