Cactus Mate: The Natural Boost Your Plants Crave

Introducing Cactus Mate, a 100% natural plant food designed to enrich your cacti and succulents. With a special blend of plant-available silica, minerals, trace elements, organic material, and beneficial microbes, this product ensures your plants are healthy, robust, and beautiful.

Features and Benefits

  • Natural Ingredients: Packed with essential nutrients and free from contaminants, manures, or synthetic fertilizers.
  • Healthier Plants: Promotes faster establishment, reduced maintenance, and resistance to pests and diseases.
  • Improved Soil: Encourages earthworm activity and improves soil quality for long-term plant health.
  • Easy to Use: Simply mix into the soil or potting mix for quick application and effective results.

How to Use

  1. Mix Cactus Mate into the soil when preparing new gardens or pots.
  2. Add directly to the planting hole or around the base of existing plants.
  3. Apply every 3-4 months for succulents and adjust frequency based on plant type and water exposure.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Cactus Mate is ideal for gardeners who love their cacti and succulents. Whether you're starting a new garden, repotting, or looking to boost the health of your existing plants, this plant food is suited for all scenarios.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Perfect for organic gardening as it's an allowable input for organic growers.
  • Safe for all soils and pots, including those with sensitive cacti and succulents.
  • For optimal results, combine with other Earthlife garden products.


Can I use Cactus Mate with any type of plant?

While it's specially formulated for cacti and succulents, Cactus Mate can be used for general fertilizing needs.

Is it safe for my pets?

Yes, Cactus Mate is made from natural ingredients and is contaminant-free, making it safe around pets.

How often should I apply Cactus Mate?

For cacti, every 3 months during the first year and 1-2 times per year thereafter. For succulents, every 3-4 months.

Will it burn my plants?

No, Cactus Mate will not burn foliage or roots due to its natural composition.

Can I use it on plants in pots?

Yes, it's great for potted plants. Just sprinkle 1 tablespoon per 200mm pot diameter.

What makes Cactus Mate different from other fertilizers?

It's a unique blend of natural rock phosphate and other key nutrients, specifically tailored for cacti and succulents, without any harmful chemicals or animal waste products.

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