Gro-Sure® Ericaceous Compost has been specially developed to give gardeners the ideal medium for lime hating plants such as rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, pieris and heathers. Containing 4 months feed and our patented West+ fibre this high performance compost offers unrivalled results in plant health and moisture retention.
- Perfect for acid loving plants
- 4 months feed
- Contains iron for greener foliage
- Contains our patented West+ technology
- Size 50L
What makes Gro-Sure® Ericaceous Compost so special?
• Exceptional growing results with 4 months feed for season long flowering
• Easier to re-wet and excellent moisture retention for up to 50% less watering
• Enriched with iron for greener foliage
• 50% lighter than standard multi-purpose compost making it easier to transport around the home and garden
Gro-Sure® compost contains West+ wood fibre giving it a distinctive appearance. West+ wood fibre is a light fibrous material that provides the following growing benefits:
More flowers, fruit & vegetables
Stronger root systems for healthier plants
Controls moisture for less watering
Guaranteed growing results
Handy gardening tips
• Suitable for ericaceous (lime hating) plants.
• Store in a dry frost free place away from weed killers and other garden chemicals.
• Reseal bag after use.
• Wash hands after use.
How do I use it?
First put on a pair of gloves and rework the compost between your hands to reconstitute. Then you’re all set.
Beds and borders
• Dig a hole twice the size of root ball diameter and add a layer of compost.
• Place plant in hole and back fill with compost.
• Firm compost around plant and water well.
• Water plant well and allow to drain before potting. Allow enough space to accommodate roots.
• Remove from pot and plant in new container, firming the compost gently around the roots.
• Once fully planted, water well.
• Fill seed tray evenly with compost, then firm gently and water.
• Make sloping cut in stem of cutting and remove all bottom leaves.
• Dip end of cutting in hormone rooting powder to encourage rooting.
• Make hole in the compost with pencil or dibber. Place cutting into hole and firm compost gently around it.
• Cover seed tray with glass/polythene to prevent drying out and place in a warm spot away from direct sunlight, until cuttings have taken.