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Organic Soil Mix-Your-Own Volcanic Lava 1 L

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Volcanic lava is a rock originating from the erosion of volcanoes. It is very light in terms of density and very porous, acting like a filter. Volcanic lava helps conserve water and capture nutrients in the transplant pot, releasing them whenever the plant needs them. Moreover, it reduces the tendency of moisture to evaporate from the dish, drying is done gradually. 

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It does not decompose and does not disintegrate over time. The color of the material is given by the amount of minerals in the rock fractions and the speed with which they oxidize. How is volcanic lava used? 1. In the case of indoor or outdoor plants in pots or planters: the volcanic lava is incorporated into the soil in the pot, so that the mixture becomes an aerated matter, in which the roots of the plant can breathe. Water as needed. 2. In the case of cacti and aromatic plants in general: the volcanic lava can be incorporated with the soil in the pots in a ratio of 1:1 or it can be used as such, without other elements, depending on the plant’s needs. 3. In the case of decorative plants, indoor or outdoor: spread a layer of 1-2 cm on the surface of the pot. It can also be used for bonsai or arrangements with aerial plants.

Natural elements to customize & improve your own growing media

In order to get the best growing media for your plants, you need the best ingredients to rely on. Therefore, we selected the best quality ingredients on the market, with no artificial intervention, packed in small 1L units, in order to be more accessible for private gardeners, easier to lift or storage, if needed. The Dr.Soil soil Improvers can be mixed with garden soil, turf/peat or other elements and can significantly contribute to the nourishment and health of the plant. These special Dr.Soil products ease the potting and repotting experience and make the growing media more aerated, more drainant and more nutrient absorbent. The mixture will not become compacted or depleted, but instead, will be a great development medium for all the plants in the indoor and outdoor plants.

The bag has a volume of 5L and a variable weight between 1.7 and 2 kg (depending on the humidity of the raw material). The advantages of using the pine bark selected by Dr.Soil: • a premium raw material, organic, chemically untreated, undyed, without additives, from Spain (Galicia), extracted in a controlled manner from Pinus Pinaster • does not favor the development of fungi and molds • decomposes very slowly, being beneficial for the plant in the long term • prevents splashing and soiling of plants during watering or rain • prevents midge larvae from settling on the soil surface of acidophilic plants, at the same time regulating the pH • has a natural color and a pleasant smell of the forest – it keeps its reddish color for a long time • ecologically protects plants from pests • raw material for mulching plants in pots or planters; it is distributed evenly on the surface of the soil in the pot or planter, all around the stem of the plant • preserves soil moisture, preventing excessive evaporation.

Storage conditions: The product is stored in dry and ventilated places. Keep out of reach of children! Throw the packaging in the trash.

Validity period: unlimited

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