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Author Topic: ericaceous composts  (Read 1613 times)

davidunderwood

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ericaceous composts
« on: April 11, 2012, 06:25:22 PM »
Can any of our knowledgeable forumites provide me with a compost formula for growing gentians and cassiopes in troughs ???
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Re: ericaceous composts
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2012, 08:42:55 PM »
JI ericaceous from the local garden centre plus added grit and sand and some perlite does OK for me.
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Re: ericaceous composts
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2012, 08:20:01 PM »
And for gentians, it depends on which species you're growing. Certain of them like nearly the opposite soils (pH-wise).
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