Perlite / Vermiculite

Perlite and Vermiculite have many uses in the hydroponics and horticultural industries as a growing media.

While they can be used 'as is' directly from the bag, many growers mix different ratios of the two together to make a blend that best suits their requirements. This way they get the best of both worlds - good drainage and good water holding capacity.

Mixing them into cocopeat (or soil) will aid in the amount of air trapped within - improving drainage and root development.


Perlite 100 Litre

Coarse Grade

Uses include;

  • propagation
  • blending through other media
  • Great drainage properties
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Vermiculite 100 Litre

Grade 3 - Coarse

  • retains approximately 50% of it's weight in water 
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Hydro Pearl 25 Litre

Fine Grade

A pre-mix of 50% Perlite and 50% Vermiculite.

Comes in a handy grow bag, so it can be planted straight into - cut some holes in the top for planting, and punch some holes in the bottom for drainage.

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