Enhance Your Plant Growth with Perlite Fine Grade 1.5 - 2.5mm 100L

Perlite is a versatile growing medium that can significantly improve the porosity, aeration, and drainage of your propagation and potting mixes. Sourced from local Australian suppliers, this fine-grade perlite with a particle size of 1.5 - 2.5mm can be used alone or mixed with other media to help create the ideal growing environment for your plants.

Features and Benefits

  • Improved aeration: Fine grade perlite enhances the aeration of potting mixes, ensuring that your plants receive the oxygen they need for optimal growth.
  • Increased drainage: Perlite's porous nature improves the drainage of your growing medium, preventing waterlogging and root rot.
  • Enhanced root development: The combination of high porosity and excellent aeration supports robust root growth, leading to healthier plants and better yields.
  • Versatile use: Perlite can be used on its own as a standalone growing medium or mixed with other media for tailored growing conditions.
  • Locally sourced: Sourced from a local Australian supplier, ensuring product quality and supporting local businesses.

How to Use

  1. Prepare your growing container or pot by providing adequate drainage holes.
  2. Select your preferred growing media (peat, coco coir, or another mix) to blend with the perlite.
  3. Thoroughly mix the perlite with your chosen growing media, aiming for a ratio between 10% and 50% perlite. Higher perlite ratios will increase aeration and drainage, while lower ratios will provide more water retention.
  4. Fill your growing container or pot with the perlite-media mix and proceed to plant your seeds or transplants as directed.
  5. Water your plants as needed and monitor their progress, adjusting the perlite ratio in future mixes if necessary to optimize your growing conditions.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Perlite Fine Grade 1.5 - 2.5mm 100L is best for garden enthusiasts and professional growers looking to improve the aeration, drainage, and overall health of their plants. It is suitable for various plants and gardening applications, including seed propagation, transplanting, and potting mixes for indoor and outdoor plants.


What are the benefits of using Perlite Fine Grade in my garden?

Perlite Fine Grade helps improve soil aeration and drainage, promotes root growth, and prevents soil from becoming too compact. This promotes overall healthier and stronger plants.

Can I use Perlite Fine Grade with other growing media?

Yes, you can combine Perlite Fine Grade with other media such as coco coir, peat moss, or potting soil to enhance their properties and create a more porous, well-draining mix.

How much Perlite Fine Grade should I mix with other growing media?

It's recommended to use a ratio of 1:4 or 1:5 of perlite to other growing media, depending on the desired level of aeration and drainage. Adjust the ratio accordingly to suit the specific needs of your plants.

Is Perlite Fine Grade suitable for all types of plants?

Perlite Fine Grade is versatile and can be used with a wide range of plants, including vegetables, fruit plants, ornamentals, and more. Be sure to research the specific needs of your plants and adjust the perlite ratio accordingly.

Can Perlite Fine Grade be used for hydroponic systems?

Yes, Perlite Fine Grade can be used as a standalone growing medium in hydroponic systems due to its excellent water retention and drainage properties. It provides the necessary air pockets for roots to access oxygen while still retaining moisture.

How long does it take for my Perlite Fine Grade order to arrive at Aqua Gardening?

Although we quote up to 3 weeks for delivery, it is most likely going to be received at Aqua Gardening between 3 and 10 days after your order has been placed and paid for. We appreciate your patience.

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