Gardening

Pozzolana, decorative mulching


Pozzolana is a mineral mulch of volcanic origin that is both very decorative and very long lasting.

It is very popular for its reddish brown color that changes with the rain and the sun. (Photo: © hcast)

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Benefit and use of pozzolana

Purple-brown in color and very stable over the years, this mulch is ideal for all massifs : Trees, shrubs, green plants and flowers, indoor and outdoor.

  • Extremely decorative mulch
  • Durable: unalterable, incombustible, rot-proof and resistant to all climatic hazards (rain, wind, etc.)
  • neutral ph.
  • Saves watering by limiting evaporation.
  • Prevents the growth of weeds.
  • Protects against freezing

Thanks to all these advantages, you will stimulate root development and therefore the growth of your plants.

You will also enjoy more abundant flowering and an even more beautiful garden!

Pozzolana also has another use, that of serving as a drainage layer at the bottom of pots.

Finally, it can be used in certain substrates, such as that of bonsai and cactus, for your seedlings and cuttings to lighten the soil and for yourorchids, but on condition of being able to pound it before.

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