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TROPICAL POTTED PLANTS

Tarzan had the right idea. Who wouldn’t want to live in a jungle surrounded by gorgeous tropical plants?
 
Alas, we city and townsfolk don’t live in treehouses, but that doesn’t mean we can’t grow lush, green, moisture-loving plants!

 

Caring for tropical plants can be a tricky endeavor: you want to help them thrive and look their best but don’t know where to begin? Fear not! You’re just one specially made soil mix away from tropical plant success. With carefully selected natural soil ingredients like lava rock, this mix helps your tropical plants receive the best nurture possible, with optimal growth and maximum beauty. Whether it’s Elephant Ear, Bromeliad, Palm Tree, or a baby Rubber plant, trust that tropicals will thank you for providing them with superior drainage and fertile soil high in organic matter. So go on! Spend less time worrying about your tropical babies – and more time admiring their beauty.
 

Dragon Tree, Ficus, Bromeliads, & Split Leaf

Tarzan had the right idea. Who wouldn’t want to live in a jungle surrounded by gorgeous tropical plants?
 
Alas, we city and townsfolk don’t live in treehouses, but that doesn’t mean we can’t grow lush, green, moisture-loving plants! Bring the wild indoors with Dragon Tree, Ficus, Bromeliads, or Split Leaf.

  • Trowel

  • Measuring device

  • Mixing container

  • 1 part KKO Coconut Coir

  • 1 part KKO Enriched Bark Mini Nuggets

  • ½ part KKO Rice Hulls

  • ¼ part sand

  • A wee bit of worm castings (we recommend Brut Worm Castings)

  • Mix, stir, blend really well.

  • Then let it sit for a day or two. Patience always pays off in the end. 

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  • Fill around your plant with your mix

  • Gently pat it down to secure the plant and get rid of any air pockets.

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  • Gently loosen the plant from its container - don't tug

  • 'Wake up' the roots by gently shaking off excess dirt.

  • Place in new container so root ball is below the rim using new potting soil as a base.

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  • Water thoroughly, ensuring the roots are covered until 

  • Let it sit draining in a tub of water for 30 minutes

  • Then empty the saucer.

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A Brazilian secret: add a touch of biochar to the mix to give it more tolerance for those new plant parents.

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