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Growing Medium

Most seedling producers throughout the world will use a growing medium that is consistently available and cost effective for the crop most grown. A Seedling nurseries growing medium is one of the single most important aspects of any seedling or propagation nursery.

Most of these can be sieved into different grades to get the ideal AFP (Air Filled Porosity) required.

Rainfall and undercover growing protection are also taken into consideration.

The top 6 worldwide consist of the following.

  1. Composted Bark
  2. Sieved , graded compost
  3. Sphagnum Peat Moss
  4. Coconut Peat
  5. Vermiculite
  6. Perlite
At Zululand Nurseries we use different blends of these according to customer requirements and specific crops needs. Our most common are Coconut Peat and Vermiculite or Coconut Peat and Perlite .We wholesale and retail bags of Coco Peat and Composted pine bark as well as make specialty mixes to order.  Please look at our price lists for details.

pdf Growing medium pricing and availability