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Re: Soil mix---- grit.

  • Subject: Re: Soil mix---- grit.
  • From: "George R Stilwell, Jr." <grsjr@juno.com>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2002 14:24:02 -0600 (CST)

>> I like the granite, altho I'm not convinced it's an exact
>>substitute for pumice, as pumice has nooks and crannies that will
>>some moisture, but the granite is smooth and only opens the mix.  I
only use
>>this for succulents, never Aroids.

We start ll our aroid seeds in this stuff because it doesn't hold too
much moisture
and it's easier to separate out the tuberlets when they go dormant.

If your mix has lots of peat or pine bark, it'll hold too much moisture,
thus the
reason for using Granni-Grit instead of pumice.


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