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What's not to love about growing Cacti & Succulents? They thrive with minimal care and come in such an array of colours, shapes & sizes. Warning - they can become addictive!
Yates Thrive Cacti & Succulent Mix is ideal for succulents such as aloes, cacti, senecio (E.g. string of pearls), jade plants, echeverias, sedums (E.g. donkey's tail), and sempervirens to name just a few.
This is a special blend of bark, organic matter and pumice for a fast free-draining growing mix. Contains N16: P4: 4 : K8.3 balanced fertiliser which gradually releases soluble plant food for up to 12 months.
Bio-Stimulent (beneficial bacteria and fungi) for cacti & succulent root health. With Lime to optimise the pH of the potting mix and NZ seaweed to promote healthy root development, and to help improve the cacti & succulents resistance to pests.
HOW TO USE
1. Water plants thoroughly before repotting and leave to drain.
2. Select a pot with drainage holes, one size larger than the current pot.
3. Partly fill the new pot with a layer of Yates Thrive Cacti & Succulent Potting Mix.
4. Gently remove the plant from the existing pot, loosen the soil from around the root ball and remove any dead or damaged roots. Be careful with spiny cacti.
5. Place the plant in the new pot, add more of the mix around the plant and gently pat down. Leave a 1-2 cm space below the rim for watering.
6. Water thoroughly with Yates Thrive Natural Seaweed and allow to drain.
Position: Indoor potted cacti and succulents prefer a high light area, but not direct sunlight. They should also be protected from extremes of hot and cold.
Watering: Remember cacti and succulents are like living sponges, they take what they need from rainfall or hand watering, and the excess must be able to drain away quickly. Persistently wet potting mix will quickly spell a sad death, and stems will rot! So it pays to check moisture levels by inserting your finger into the top few centimetres of the mix, and cut back watering severely in winter.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
Special blend of composted bark, fine bark, sand or pumice and a controlled release fertiliser.
This product is made from organic materials which may contain living micro-organisms, including bacteria, fungi and protozoa. It also contains mineral and fertiliser additives. Read this information before opening and using this product.
Inhalation of dust and/or mists may irritate, inflame or sensitive the nose, throat and lungs resulting in illnesses ranging from hayfever or asthma, to pneumonia (e.g. Legionnaire's disease) or pneumonia-like illnesses. Direct contact with this material or its dust and/or mists may cause skin irritation (dermatitis), and skin or eye infection or irritation. People particularly at risk are those suffering from asthma or allergies, and those whose immune defence systems are compromised.
To reduce risks when using product, take the following precautions. Open the bag carefully and direct the opening away from the face. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Avoid breathing dust or mists. Always wear gloves and a dust mask when handling and if dusty, keep product damp. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly immediately after handling. Store this product in a cool, dry location. For more information visit nzppi.co.nz/safergardening.
Irrigate eyes with plenty of water for 10 minutes. Wash the skin with soap and water. Seek medical attention for any persistent skin, eye or respiratory symptoms.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN AND PETS
EMERGENCIES ONLY CALL (24 hours): 0800 220 770
TIPS FOR HEALTHY CACTI & SUCCULENTS