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Wicking Potting Mix

12 quart box.  An extra coarse mix for wicking or self-watering pots.  A sterile, soilless, mix that we make ourselves.  Contains 40% sphagnum peat, 10% extra coarse vermiculite and 50% perlite, with wetting agent.  A "must" for constant-watering systems.  One box contains enough soil to repot approximately: 20 plants in 4" pots, 80 in 2.5"-3" pots, and 100 in 2.25" pots.  We suggest adding 1 part water to 4 parts soil the night before using--this will provide the proper moisture and consistency for easy potting.  Shipped postage-paid (shipping included in price).


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Wicking Potting Mix

Average Rating 5 out of 5

Wicking potting mix

With this potting mix and self watering pots. I can grow mini african violets. Before I had no lucky with them. They look so pretty in my kitchen window.

Marjorie Mendenhall Jun 21 2024, 20:47 PM

The Only Potting Mix I Use

Moving my African violets to wicking pots was a game-changer for me, and this is the best wicking mix I’ve used. It maintains the perfect moisture level. Coupled with a diluted fertilizer, my mini violets are thriving. Even a 30+ year-old standard violet, which was one of my mother’s favorites and is still alive three decades later, has taken off and is producing larger and more abundant blooms than it ever did when it was young. It literally looks like a whole new plant! This is now the only potting mix that I use. Can’t recommend it enough. *Follow the directions and add one part water to four parts mix (the night before). It really does create the perfect consistency, making it easy to handle and preventing the soil from packing down later, when it becomes wet from the wick.

Shyann Cody Mar 09 2024, 12:02 PM

Wicking Violet Soil

Very happy with the wicking violet soil composition compared to other violet soils I purchased from other vendors. The mix is a quality product at a fair price. The quantity is a good amount for me to repot a number of self-watering pots of various sizes at one time.

Mary J Lis Sep 28 2022, 18:31 PM

Repeat customer!

Amazing soil. I don’t have many AVs and Streps but those I do love this soil.

Elizabeth L Thompson Aug 26 2022, 23:25 PM

Well worth it!

Love this product. My violets thrive in self watering pots with this mix. Great for propagation too. Definitely will purchase again

lisa aldrich Jul 09 2022, 21:58 PM

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