MELCOURT Potting Bark 60L


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• An excellent pot mulch to suppress weed, moss and liverwort growth
• Virtually fine free, particles predominantly in the range 3-15 mm
• pH 5.0 – 6.0
• Very low nutrient level
• Long lasting and resilient
• Pest, disease and weed free
• Toxin free
• Approved by the Soil Association (SA)
• Certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)*

As a pot mulch
• The natural durability and stability of pine bark make it the ideal growers’ bark
• Coarse enough to present a dry surface and allow free passage of irrigation
• Free-flowing, easily covering the entire surface of the pot with no gaps

• Evenly graded so ready to knit into a resilient, wind-resistant surface
• Resistant to shrinkage on drying so no gaps appear
• Very easy to apply either by hand or by machine, with minimal requirement for protective clothing and no formal training required
• Non-damaging to stock – non-phytotoxic and no restriction on protected crops
• Competitively priced against herbicide use and hand weeding
• Long lasting enough to maintain an attractive appearance until the time of despatch – a single application is all that is required

In growing media
• Promotes strong, active rooting
• Considerably reduces winter losses caused by water-logging
• Because virtually all fines have been removed, the entire product contributes substantially to improving air-filled porosity
• Can be used on all types of standing out area, including sand beds, gravel and capillary matting
• Suitable for ericaceous and non-ericaceous subjects due to low pH
• Allows complete flexibility of fertilizer additions due to low inherent nutrient content
• Imparts long-lasting stability to compost
• Ideal for use in direct sticking media
• Excellent as an additive to a wide range of peat alternatives

Available in 60 litre bags, maxi-bales, bulk bags and in loose bulk

This product is from FSC MIX Sources at a minimum of 70%, FSC certificate number CU-COC-806457