UXP or unexpanded perlite is a more uniform, decorative and sterilised alternative to natural pumice. Popular for growing cacti, succulents, orchids, bonsai and others plants. Its porosity provides air spaces that maintain aerobic conditions around the roots while water is contained within the pores.
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UXP 2-5mm (Man-Made Pumice) 25 Litres
UXP (unexpanded perlite) is a more uniform, decorative and sterilised alternative to natural pumice. Especially popular for growing cacti, succulents, orchids, bonsai and others plants. Its porosity provides air spaces that maintain aerobic conditions around the roots while water is contained within the pores.
During manufacturing, this product is heated to 900 degrees rendering it functionally sterile.
NOTE: Each bag weighs about 25kg but it can vary from bag to bag. In the bags, I tested I found bags between 24kg and 27kg.
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GRADE 1-7MM CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE FROM THE MANUFACTURER AND ETA IS UNKNOWN. PLEASE CONSIDER UXP BELOW AS AN ALTERNATIVE. Pumice is a light siliceous vesicular volcanic rock that is suitable for use in horticulture and hydroponics. Pumice is a popular growing medium for Cacti, Succulents, Orchids, Bonsai and many others. Its porosity provides air spaces...
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