Re: possible mixture?

Robert Beer (
Wed, 2 Aug 1995 17:05:46 -0700 (PDT)

> i just came across a small possibility.....for plants that is.
> i was looking on my porch and came across a bag of african violet soil
> mix, it contains, peat moss, perlite, and limestone,
> so what do you think? would it work for CP's?
> charles

Nix that one - the lime assures an alkaline soil, which is death to most
cps with a few exception. Also, a lot of prepared mixes have a "starter"
amount of fertilizers in them.