Do succulents appreciate compost in the mix

hijole(9 Sunny California)December 3, 2011

I was creating a compost pile and was wondering if cacti & Succulents would be ok with the compost mixed together with the graining mix with quick draining soil materials, do you think the castings from compost will be good for them as far as enriching them, will it provide the proper nutrients and the yummies they like to thrive and grow strong?

Also was wondering the same thing with mixing Leaf-mold that I started to save in bags ?

Thank you for the help and may you have a great day in your garden

Greg

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

The main problem with fine particulates is that they clog drainage.
I think the excess moisture retention would negate the benefit of the nutrients.

Josh

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