Weight- 900 Grams,
Maximum 2-3 % Pumice dust will be available in this pack. This is the smallest size of pumice stones. Most of the plant lovers find this smallest size of Pumice more suitable for soil conditioning of Cactus, Succulents and other small plants. However, if you wish to use for top soil layer, please do not buy this. As per our opinion, 4-8mm or bigger size of pumice is more suitable for top layer of plants.
These smallest Pumice granules can be used as a better alternative for Perlite. Most of the gardeners are adopting this size of Pumice as a complete replacement of Perlite.
Pumice stones have porous composition and they are much lighter than ordinary stones. They contribute in soil aeration also. Pumice improves the quality of soil because of its porous properties. They retain moisture in optimum quantity and absorb needful nutrients for continuous supply to plants roots. Pumice stones ensure proper drainage in soil. All nutrients can be stored in the small holes of these stones for continuous supply to plants.
Pumice stones are made from volcanic rocks and therefore they are not found naturally in India. These stones are imported from other countries where Volcanoes are available.
Pumice stones have been successfully used in Bonsai plantation and other plants in Japan for a long period. Use of Pumice stones in potting mix of garden plants is considered as the best choice because it’s fully organic. For organic farming, use of these stones is increasing.