Re: Repotting CP's

Date: Mon Jan 18 1999 - 18:21:17 PST

Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 19:21:17 -0700
Message-Id: <aabcdefg147$foo@default>
Subject: Re: Repotting CP's

On Mon, 18 Jan 1999 "Kelley, Ian" <> writes:
>In the Home Depot today I saw a sack of horticultural charcoal sold
>for just this purpose. Has anyone used this? I like the idea that the
>filtering action of the charcoal will help to keep the medium "fresh",
>but am worried about effects on ph or unforseen considerations.....

For what it is worth, I routinely use horticultural charcoal in my
Nepenthes potting mix. It does not readily break down and I beleive it
is neutral in pH though I have never tested it. I think it could work
well for this application.

Rich Ellis, Boulder, CO ""

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