Bord na Móna Growise Ericaceous Compost is specially formulated for all ericaceous (acid loving/lime hating) species of plants. It is based on high quality sphagnum peat, enriched with readily available forms of all essential plant nutrients and trace elements necessary for all stages of growth of ericaceous plants. Bord na Móna Growise Ericaceous Compost may be used with both indoor and outdoor plants.
General growing hints
Do not allow the compost to dry out but it is also important to avoid water logging of the compost. Never stand pots in water. Bord na Móna Growise Ericaceous Compost contains sufficient plant nutrients to maintain optimum, healthy plant growth for up to 4-6 weeks. After this time, plants in pots and containers should be fed regularly with a liquid plant food, following the manufacturers’ instructions.
Common ericaceous plant species
Arbutus, Andromeda, Arctostaphylos, Azalea, Calluna, Camellia, Cassiope, Chamaecyparis, Chamaedaphne, Daboecia, Erica, Gaultheria, Heathers, Juniperus, Kalmiopsis, Leiophyllum, Leucothöe, Loiseleuria, Lyonia, Magnolia, Menziesia, Pernettya, Phyllodoce, Picea, Pieris, Rhododendron, Thuja, Zenobia.
Ideal for use:
- Lime Sensitive Plants
- Azaleas, Camelias
- Rhododendrons, Heathers