Perlite: Used in Succulents soil mixture to improve aeration & drainage

Perlite: Used in Succulents soil mixture to improve aeration & drainage
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What is Perlite?

Perlite is an amorphous volcanic glass that is very much physically stable and does not compress when mixed with soil or soilless media. 

Why to use Perlite?

  • Perlite contains no toxic chemicals
  • Perlite has a neutral pH level
  • It keeps soil loose and help in improving aeration & drainage in soil
  • It can retain sufficient water without making soil muddy
  • It acts as a temperature controller and provides good temperature tolerant capability to plants.
  • Perlite is very light material so does not add much weight to the pots

Where to use Perlite?

  • Perlite can be used in any kind of soil or soilless media for growing seeds and plants where we need to maintain the aeration and well drainage.
  • We can use 20% Perlite in the soilless media for growing succulents.
  • Perlite is also used in growing plants Hydroponically.
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