UHS Perlite Bag

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Small Horticulture Perlite: Unleashing the Power of Naturally Expanded Rock

Perlite is a naturally occurring siliceous rock that undergoes a transformative expansion process when heated to 1600°F. This kilning process, akin to the familiar act of popping popcorn, results in a growing media that is not only sterile but also boasts a neutral pH of 7.0.

Perlite is specifically designed to infuse soil and soilless mixes with porosity. Its granules, the largest on the market, each particle averaging around 1/8 inch, facilitate optimal aeration, contributing to soil structures that foster healthy root systems and robust plant growth.

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Small Horticulture Perlite: Unleashing the Power of Naturally Expanded Rock

Perlite is a naturally occurring siliceous rock that undergoes a transformative expansion process when heated to 1600°F. This kilning process, akin to the familiar act of popping popcorn, results in a growing media that is not only sterile but also boasts a neutral pH of 7.0.

Perlite is specifically designed to infuse soil and soilless mixes with porosity. Its granules, the largest on the market, each particle averaging around 1/8 inch, facilitate optimal aeration, contributing to soil structures that foster healthy root systems and robust plant growth.

What sets Perlite apart is its multifaceted utility. Beyond its role as a soil conditioner, Perlite finds numerous applications in hydroponics. Its ability to attract and retain essential nutrients like ammonium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium makes it a valuable asset in hydroponic setups, creating an environment where plants can thrive.

The versatility of Perlite is evident in its various sizes. While #4 boasts the largest granules, providing maximum aeration, #3 measures around 1/2 inch, and the Coarse option ranges from 1/8 to 1/4 inch. This variety ensures that Perlite can cater to diverse gardening needs, offering flexibility in application.

Gardeners and cultivators seeking a medium that transcends traditional soil conditions find Perlite to be an indispensable ally. Its neutral pH ensures compatibility with a wide range of plants, and its sterile nature eliminates concerns about contaminants. As a result, only a small amount of Perlite around your plants, vegetables, shrubs, or grasses yields remarkable results, underscoring the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of this natural wonder.

In choosing Perlite, you’re not just incorporating a growing medium; you’re integrating a transformative element into your gardening strategy. Witness the magic of naturally expanded rock as Perlite becomes the cornerstone of your journey toward lush, thriving plants.

Brand

Urban Horticulture Supply

Size

7 quarts

Perlite Size

Small, a little bigger than a grain of rice

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