Daltons South Island Peat

Uses:
An input into soil-less growing media.

Description:
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


Technical Information: 
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.

 

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