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Re: [aroid-l] Rice hulls as planting media?

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Rice hulls as planting media?
  • From: Judith Viégas <juviegas@brturbo.com>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 11:11:42 -0300

We used the carbonized rice hulls in micropropagated african violets, with
very good results. See annex, the abstract of our article.

----- Original Message -----
From: <ken@spatulacity.com>
To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Rice hulls as planting media?

> I'd be afraid of how fast the rice hulls would rot.  I've never seen them
> but some years ago I used cocoa hulls as mulch. Smelled great but got
> and moldy - ugh. I wouldn't want that down in my soil mix.
> -Ken
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bryant, Susan L." <SLBryant@scj.com>
> To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
> Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 2:48 PM
> Subject: [aroid-l] Rice hulls as planting media?
> > Hello,
> > I bought some rice hulls or husks to use as a soil top dressing, but I
> > really don't care for the look of it.  Has anyone ever used the hulls as
> > part of their soil mix?  Just curious...
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Susan

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