Melcourt Mature Pine Propagating Bark 60lt

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Melcourt Mature Pine Propagating Bark 60lt

£18.99
£0.94 Per litre

  • Coarse enough to present a dry surface and allow free passage of irrigation, considerably reduces winter losses caused by water logging
  • Non-damaging to stock- non-phytotoxic and no restriction on protected crops
  • Enables up to 40% less peat to be used in the mix, excellent as an additive to a wide range of peat alternatives
  • Suitable for ericaceous and non-ericaceous subjects due to low pH
  • Allows complete flexibility of fertiliser additions due to low inherent nutrient content
  • Ideal for use in direct sticking media.
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Description

Melcourt Mature Pine Propagating Bark 60lt

Melcourt Mature Pine Propagating Bark 60lt is a fine, substantially dust free, matured, British pine bark designed for use in mixes with peat or suitable alternatives for the vegetative propagation of nursery stock and a wide range of other plants. Also an excellent pot mulch to suppress weed, moss and liverwort growth. This product is from FSC Mix Sources at a minimum of 70% and is Soil Association approved.

Key Benefits Pot Mulching

  • The natural durability and stability of pine bark make it the ideal growers bark
  • Coarse enough to present a dry surface and allow free passage of irrigation
  • Free-flowing, easily covering the entire surface of the pot with no gaps
  • Evenly graded so ready to knit into a resilient, wind-resistant surface
  • Resistant to shrinkage on drying so no gaps appear
  • Very easy to apply either by hand or by machine, with minimal requirement for protective clothing and no formal training required
  • Non-damaging to stock non-phytotoxic and no restriction on protected crops
  • Competitively priced against herbicide use and hand weeding
  • Long lasting enough to maintain an attractive appearance until the time of despatch a single application is all that is required

KeyBenefits as a growing media ingredient

  • Promotes strong, active rooting
  • Considerably reduces winter losses caused by water logging
  • Because most fines have been removed, the entire product contributes substantially to improving air-filled porosity
  • Can be used on all types of standing out area, including sand beds, gravel and capillary matting
  • Enables up to 40% less peat to be used in the mix
  • Suitable for ericaceous and non-ericaceous subjects due to low pH
  • Allows complete flexibility of fertilizer additions due to low inherent nutrient content
  • Imparts long-lasting stability to compost
  • The incorporation of Melcourt Propagating BarkTM can give a measure of pathogen suppression, as has been demonstrated in ADAS/HDC trials, where significant control of Fusarium wilt in cyclamen has been identified. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the phenomenon exists for other pathogens, including Botrytis and Pythium
  • Ideal for use in direct sticking media
  • Excellent as an additive to a wide range of peat alternatives
  • phenomenon exists for other pathogens, including Botrytis and Pythium
  • Ideal for use in direct sticking media
  • Excellent as an additive to a wide range of peat alternatives

Melcourt is the UK’s leading supplier of mulches, growing media, play surfaces, soil improvers, equestrian surfaces, biofiltration media and more, based on bark, wood and other natural materials. A leader in innovation and high quality for over 30 years, Melcourt has developed a range of products that is second to none, with unparalleled technical back-up, prompt and efficient delivery, outstanding levels of customer care and all-importantly, excellent environmental sustainability.

Melcourt products are manufactured from British and European forest. Wood processing industry residues with new raw material sources being systematically researched. Trialled and tested using a company in-house research and development facilities. Producing future generations of Melcourt products.

Additional information

Weight20 kg
Dimensions60 × 40 × 20 cm
6 Product Brand

Melcourt

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