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Melcourt Sylvagrow Ericaceous Compost 50lt

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Peat free ericaceous compost for acid loving plants. Melcourt Sylvagrow Ericaceous Compost mix contains bark, wood fibre, coir, loam and sand. Added nutrients help initial plant growth. This compost has no peat or green waste. Use in a raised bed or when planting out beds & borders with heathers or rhododendrons and other acid loving species.

What plants need ericaceous compost?


Ericaceous means plants that are acid loving or lime hating and require a pH of less than 7. There are a number of plants that prefer acidic soils, the most well-known being rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas. Magnolias, gardenias and maples are also acid loving. Fruits that prefer acidic soils include blueberries, raspberries and cranberries.

  • Peat free ericaceous compost
  • Contains bark, wood fibre, coir loam and sand
  • No peat or green waste
  • Use in raised beds or borders
  • Suitable for heathers & rhododendrons
  • Suitable for vegans

Technical specifications

BrandMelcourt Sylvagrow
Volume50L
pH5.8
Nitrogen (N)200
Phosphorus (P)60
Potassium (K)280
Particle Size0-6mm