Soil-less Potting Mixes

ceumb at STOLAF.EDU ceumb at STOLAF.EDU
Thu Mar 11 08:33:33 EST 1999


My students and I are in midst of annual repotting of our collection.
We use a soil-based mix but are finding it increasingly difficult --
and expensive -- to find sterilized soil.

I've seen a lot of soil-less mixes in the greenhouse/horticultural
supply catalogs.  I was wondering what peoples experiences have been
with these mixes for tropicals? temperates? succulents and cacti?
ferns?

Thanks,

Charles Umbanhowar
Dept of Biology
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN 55057
ceumb at stolaf.edu
507-646-3397



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