Orchid Nerd ™ Compressed Sphagnum Moss 1 Kilo
Horticulturists have long known the benefits of Compressed long-fibered sphagnum moss. With its unique qualities of retaining 20 times its weight in water and its anti-bacterial sterility, sphagnum moss has become an indispensable gardening tool in the propagation and beautification process.
This very clean premium compressed sphagnum moss has long, thick fibers for excellent water retention. Use for fantastic root growth, alone or in a mix. Compressed block expands to hold 20 times its weight in water.
Preparation of Sphagnum: Place sphagnum in a container of water and allow moss to swell and re-hydrate completely. Using warm water can speed the process up.
IMPORTANT: The tighter the moss is packed, the less water it holds. If the sphagnum is packed too tightly, it will shed water faster. Never allow the moss to dry out completely. The continuously moist moss medium provides a convenient and beneficial source of constant humidity to the young plant.
Sphagnum Moss is preferred over any other type of moss for terrarium use due to its unique softness and amazing moisture-holding ability. Harvested using sustainable methods to ensure that it will be around for future generations. Moss is great for most species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, invertebrates, and small snakes.
1 Kilo will pot 25-30 plants
Calculations are based on a 4-5" pots.
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