Daltons South Island Peat
An input into soil-less growing media.
A fine grade sphagnum peat mined in the South Island, visibly different to Hauraki Peat by the structure and reddish colour.
Features and Benefits:
- Good for acidic plants
- Peat can be used to improve your mix nutrient and water holding ability
- Good Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)
- Helps to maintain mix structure in containers
The pH for both Hauraki Peat and South Island Peat ranges between 4.3 and 4.5. Hauraki Peat has an AFP (Air Filled Porosity) of 10% and a WHC of 70%, with a bulk density of 0.3 t per m³. South Island Peat has an AFP of 13% and a WHC of 70%, with a bulk density of 0.3 t per m³.
|Product||AFP||WHC||pH Range||Bulk Density (ton per m3)|
|South Island Peat||13*||70*||4.3 - 4.5*||0.3 - 0.4**|
|Hauraki Peat||10*||70*||4.3 - 4.5*||0.3 - 0.4**|
*Note: Typical analysis. Results can vary. **Note: Weight may vary depending on moisture content.