Make Your Own Cactus & Succulent Soil
The mix needs to have excellent drainage and be well aerated. Regular garden soil is too heavy.
What to look for in soil
The roots, stems and leaves of succulents and cacti all store water and can easily succumb to root rot. The roots need oxygen and a mix which is light, well aerated, drains well.
Keep In Mind
This mix is suitable whether you’re growing succulents & cacti indoors in pots or outdoors in pots.
Good To Know
Items you will need are; coco chips n fiber, coco peat, pumice, vermiculite, agricultural lime, elemite, and azomite.
Peat moss is often used in soil mixes but I prefer coco coir. It’s a much more environmentally friendly alternative
I bought all the ingredients locally. The cost may vary for you depending on where you purchase everything.
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