Growth peat is a dark peat fertilized and limed with a basic fertilizer, which is suitable as a growing substrate and to improve soil properties for all plants in the home garden. It is also a great growing medium for plants in home greenhouses.
For land improvement on clayey and sandy soils
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Kekkilä Growth Peat is a basic limed and fertilized moss peat. As a soil improver, Kekkilä Kasvuturvas increases the water and nutrient resistance of sandy soil and the humus content of all garden soils. The structure of growth peat is durable and its land improvement effect is long-lasting.
In home greenhouses, growth peat is used as a growing medium or soil binder. Its structure is porous and the fertilizer content is balanced, which is suitable for the early growth phase of plants.
Type designation: limed and fertilized land improvement peat
Raw materials: moss peat, decay von Post H 4-6
Added substances: 4.0 kg / m3 magnesium limestone powder, 0.6 kg / m3 general peat fertilizer (NPK 14-16-18 + trace elements); Kekkilä Start Grow ™ starter fertilizer
Thickness: medium coarse
Conductivity (SFS 1 + 5): 25 mS / m
pH (1 + 5): 5.6
Nitrogen (N), water soluble 80 mg / l
Phosphorus (P), soluble 30 mg / l
Potassium (K), soluble 200 mg / l
Density: 90 g / l (dry weight by volume)
Humus content: 96% (combustion loss)