10% Off Mixes and Medias - Use Code: VALENTINE
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10% Off Mixes and MediasUse Code: VALENTINE
Free Shipping Over $99To the contiguous U.S.
Free Shipping Over $75*
Note: In general, one quart of potting media fills a six inch wide pot, two
four inch pots, or half of an eight inch pot with no plant in it.
Stalite Slate is an all natural medium mined in the United States from volcanic slate which is then rotary kiln fired to over 2000 degrees. The material is then made into sterile granules or pieces that are extremely porous and pH neutral. It has the ability to aerate and also hold moisture/nutrients for orchid roots to seek. Because it is essentially a type of lightweight rock, it is extremely durable, and will not compress. It has low absorption yet the pores store vital moisture and nutrients for uptake. Picture a sponge and then turn it to stone with all the spaces, holes and crevices retained. Used in extraordinary gardens and planting environments as varied and well known as Busch Gardens. Mount Vernon and the Jefferson Memorial, horticulturists and fine gardeners are adopting stalite for its extraordinary properties. We recommend using it as you would use volcanic rock, aliflor or other similar medias as part of a balanced mix for your prized plants. Incidentally, the structure of Stalite Slate granules is such that it also has been found to be a great barrier for voles in the garden as they detest the irregular and rough edges of it, the same qualities that orchid roots love! Medium Stalite chips are about 1/2 inch in size. Small Stalite is also available.
Stalite - Medium: one of the many quality substrates offered by rePotme for orchids, bonsai and all fine
plants. We offer it as an individual potting medium, and also in our custom "make your own" Select-A-Blend Custom Bonsai Soil
If you would like to have us make you up a custom mix we will make it, pack it and ship it right to your
door. Select-A-Blend is unique because we let YOU create a custom potting mix with any combination of 12 quarts from
our giant menu of potting media. Try Select-A-Blend the next time you plant or repot. This unique custom mix
offering is one-of-a-kind and helps make planting and repotting simple and fun while offering you a myriad of
choices of the best possible fresh mediums! Available as an individual media, in a variety of size containers, or as
mix --- you decide, and rePotme will deliver it. What could be better?
“This fall I religiously followed your advice, creating an environment of shortened
days and lower temps in order to encourage blooming...I was successful. FINALLY!! Thank you, thank you!!
Both of my plants decided to bloom and they look beautiful. I wanted to share the good news and
my gratitude with you. Thanks again!”Laurie J.
“The potting medium you sent is gorgeous!! It's superior to the bark I've been
buying at Lowe's. I can't imagine what (my orchids) will do when I put them in your potting mix. It even
smells fresh!! Many, many thanks. I'll be ordering from you again.”
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