Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 08:04:32 -0500 From: "Marc I. Burack" <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Message-Id: <aabcdefg157$foo@default> Subject: Re: Repotting CP's
At 11:59 AM 1/19/99 -0800, you wrote:
>On Mon, 18 Jan 1999 "Kelley, Ian" <IKelley@littler.com> 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 "email@example.com"
Horticultural charcoal is certainly not neutral.
Marc I. Burack
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