Soil Sunrise Vermiculite and Perlite Mixture, 50/50 Blend soil additive for Gardening, Hydroponics, and Creating Soilless Mixtures
Both perlite and vermiculite are put to use in the garden to improve drainage, prevent compacted soil and increase moisture retention. They are both used widely in gardening.
What does Perlite do? - Perlite are the white pieces you see in most retail potting mixes. Perlite, an all natural volcanic glass that is popped like popcorn under high heat. This creates a light airy stone like material. It is known for its ability to increase soil aeration when incorporated in mixes. This allows for quality water retention and shedding away of excess water or "soupy" moisture.
What does Vermiculite do? - Vermiculite is an all natural silicate mineral closely related to mica. Vermiculite is used widely in horticulture for its moisture and nutrition retention ability, allowing for the absorption and slow release of both. USES: Seed starting Plant propagation from cuttings or division Succulents and cacti Mushrooms Orchids which need well draining medium Carnivorous plants soil additive for potting mixes, containers, and raised beds Hydroponics INGREDIENTS: Horticultural perlite Horticultural vermiculite
Great Soil Additive Blend - The combination of perlite and vermiculite is an essential addition to peat moss or other soilless potting mixtures. All-natural, no chemicals.
Perlite, a volcanic glass, is known for increasing soil aeration and improving drainage in potting mixes.
Vermiculite is a natural silicate mineral that helps with moisture and nutrition retention in potting soil.
Combo Mix: By combining these two ingredients, you get the perfect balance of drainage and moisture retention creating an ideal soil additive for plants such as succulents and mushrooms.