Enhance Moisture Retention with Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss

Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss is a premium grade, versatile ingredient designed to improve moisture retention in a variety of garden applications, including hanging basket mixes. With its high-water holding capacity, this quality sphagnum moss prevents mixes from drying out too quickly, ensuring optimal growing conditions.

Features and Benefits

  • High-water holding capacity: Debco Sphagnum Moss can retain a significant amount of moisture, preventing your mix from drying out quickly.
  • Eco-friendly sourcing: The sphagnum moss is sourced from carefully managed designated areas, ensuring environmental sustainability.
  • Unique texture: It grows in groups forming clumps, making it an ideal choice for hanging planter baskets and other applications requiring excellent moisture retention.
  • Ready-to-use: This 5L bag of sphagnum moss requires no preparation and can be used straight from the bag for your convenience.
  • Year-round usage: Suitable for use in all months of the year, providing continuous moisture retention for your garden throughout the seasons.

How to Use

  1. Prepare your hanging basket by lining it with a generous layer of Debco Sphagnum Moss.
  2. Fill the lined basket with your choice of potting mix.
  3. Adjust the amount of sphagnum moss and potting mix based on the size of your hanging basket to create optimal moisture retention.
  4. Plant your desired plants in the basket, ensuring they are well established with balanced moisture levels.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Debco Sphagnum Moss is best suited for gardeners looking to create their custom mixtures, particularly those using hanging baskets. Its outstanding moisture retention properties also make it an excellent choice for other applications that require consistent moisture levels, such as potted plants and seed starting mixes.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • This product contains micro-organisms; avoid breathing dust or mists and wear a particulate mask if it becomes dusty.
  • Always wear gloves when gardening and keep the product moist when handling.
  • Wash hands immediately after use.
  • Read the detailed warning label on the bag before use.


What is Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss used for?

Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss is a premium grade ingredient used for creating moisture control layers, ideal for hanging baskets. It is especially helpful for gardeners wanting to create their own mixes.

When should I use Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss?

You can use Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss all year round, as it is suitable for use from January to December.

What makes Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss different from other horticultural mosses?

Sphagnum Moss grows in groups forming clumps of mosses, which makes it ideal for growing conditions in hanging planter baskets. It also offers high water holding capacity characteristics, preventing the mix from drying out quickly by retaining moisture.

How do I create a Hanging Basket Mix using Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss?

To create a Hanging Basket Mix, you will need a bag of Sphagnum Moss and 5L of Potting Mix. Line the hanging basket with Sphagnum Moss and then fill the lined basket with potting mix. This mixture will create 10 Litres of Hanging Basket Mix.

Are there any safety precautions I should take when using Debco Sphagnum Peat Moss?

Yes, please note that this product contains micro-organisms. To ensure safety, avoid breathing dust or mists, wear a particulate mask if it's dusty, always wear gloves when gardening, keep the product moist when handling, and wash hands immediately after use. Read the detailed warning label on the bag for more safety information.

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