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Make Your Own Cactus & Succulent Soil

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The mix needs to have excellent drainage and be well aerated. Regular garden soil is too heavy. 

What to look for in soil

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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.

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This mix is suitable whether you’re growing succulents & cacti indoors in pots or outdoors in pots.

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Items you will need are; coco chips n fiber, coco peat, pumice, vermiculite, agricultural lime, elemite, and azomite. 

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Peat moss is often used in soil mixes but I prefer coco coir. It’s a much more environmentally friendly alternative

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I bought all the ingredients locally. The cost may vary for you depending on where you purchase everything. 

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