The Secret to the Best Soil for African Violets

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The Secret to the Best Soil for African Violets

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Perlite is the indoor gardener’s best friend. It holds onto essential nutrients and water, supporting root systems and the overall growth of plants.

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Perlite

A mineral that has deep folds and fissures, giving it excellent water-holding capacity. It works well with other elements like perlite.

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Vermiculite

Also known as pumice, these porous rocks are almost like perlite. A few handfuls will improve the texture of the mix.

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Volcanic Stone

Peat moss is a small, springy plant that is dried and compressed. It can hold its weight in water many times, like sphagnum peat moss.

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Moss

Coco coir is a tough, fibrous material made from coconut husk.  It sucks up an astonishing amount of water and holds it for gradual release.

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Coco coir

Also known as rice hulls, rice husks are the outer shells of rice grains.. They are light and airy, much like perlite, with good water retention too.

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Rice husks

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