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Potting Mix

Posted by perezjuanf 10a (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 15, 13 at 11:03

Since I am new at growing Passiflora I am wandering if the potting mix I prepare is good to plant passiflora seeds

1 gal of top soil
½ gal of Miracle Grow Potting Mix
½ gal of perlite

Thanks for any assistance


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RE: Potting Mix

For seed starting I'd leave top soil out of the mix. In general I'd leave top soil out of plants in pots. Better use a potting mix.


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Thanks


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  • Posted by mark4321 10a CA Sunset 16/17 (My Page) on
    Sun, Mar 17, 13 at 9:43

I agree with subtrop.

For growing plants, I'm a big fan of mixing potting soil with perlite (typically 50:50). This is especially true for plants that like to be constantly moist, but not soggy (for example Tacsonias).

I prefer to control how much fertilizer I add to soil, and don't use Miracle Grow soil, perlite, etc. partly for this reason. I do use MG fertilizer, though.


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