Why not keep the soil and add some fertilizer? Works great.
And others are big on using perlite.Originally Posted by [b
I'm a big fan of perlite but never tried a pure perlite medium. Hmmmm.....one day I might just give it a try on one of my extras.
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Just me stinking out loud, but if I wanted to use a media of that consistancy, I'd probably turn to pumice. Just my guess, but I'd think that a pure pumice mix would work better (or at least be easier for you to deal with) than a pure perlite. What does everyone else think?Originally Posted by [b
I like pumice, but it's not available here. *My next best choice is finely crushed lava. *I've replaced perlite with lava, and the results are just as good. *I still add some bark and LFS, or else the pot would be too heavy.
Here's a link to an inorganic soil mix: *
I've never tried it.
Well thanks very much every one. I think ill try it one at leas one of my ampullarias and see it effects in the mean while i am geting some Sphagnum to put as top dressing and some more pine needles to add too.
Mybe the acid is woth a try ill see, i guss if it works its the most convinent solution for addind acidity to the soil.