This custom mix provides an excellent growing medium for your aroid plants - Monstera, Philodendrons, Pothos, Scindapus, etc. (see picture for more comprehensive list). It's chunky, airy, and light, retaining moisture evenly without getting waterlogged,. With very little compaction, it drains quickly and ensures that your plants roots don't stay wet for too long, mitigating the risk of rot. Charcoal is added as a natural fungal inhibitor. Performs well in the typical home environment (35-60% relative humidity, 18-25°C). Suitable for top and bottom watering.
Coconut Fibre (20%)
Earthworm Castings (10%)
Fir Bark (25%)
Coarse Perlite (10%)
(10% added, decreased ratios of all other ingredients)
To increase water retention and promote root growth in dry environments (>35% RH). Sphagnum is also beneficial to maintain moisture in small pots (4" or less), and for freshly rooted cuttings being acclimated to soil.
Pumice +$0.50/L - must add same quantity to cart***
(10% substitution for Perlite)
Pumice offers the same drainage and aeration as perlite, with the added benefit of extra weight for stability. It is also longer lasting due to not being crushable.
*** To add this substitution, select "Pumice (+$0.50/L)" from substitutions drop down menu, and add to cart. Then, visit the cart page to correct the quantity of the product "Pumice Substitution". The quantity of the substitution must match the quantity of Aroid Mix.
High Porosity Mycorrhizae Medium
(10% substitution for coconut fibre)
A peat based medium inoculated with mycorrhizae, a beneficial fungus which promotes root growth, uptake of nutrients, and water retention.
Further customization of this blend is available upon request. For pricing on larger quantities, or for any other questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org