Iza & Carol Goroff
goroff at IDCNET.COM
Sat Nov 17 02:40:52 CET 2001
The Fafard 2B I occasionally use contains sphagnum PEAT moss, i.e. the brown
substance that comes from underneath the top layer of a bog (as well as perlite
and some fertilizer). The top layer is green sphagnum moss which is alive. Peat
moss is not alive.
Whitewater Wisconsin zone 4b
"Mellard, David" wrote:
> >Could you please explain what this is.
> Fafard is a soilless media used by many professional nurseries for growing
> plants. The primary component is milled sphagnum moss (from Canada
> probably), which is treated somehow to make it more airy. It also has
> perlite in it and some versions may have fertilizer added.
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