Clay (Montmorillonite) 1L

R156.98 Incl

Soil Conditioner

Turn your sandy soil into the holy grail of medium for your plants. Giving your soil structure, water and nutrient retention, Clay is a very inexpensive and easy way keep you loosely structured soil together.

– improves the wettability of soils
– improves soils water holding ability
– increases the CEC (cation exchange capacity) of soils
– prevents leaching of many nutrients
– makes nutrients from fertilizers or other sources more available to plants
– supplies small amounts of calcium, magnesium and potassium
– improves soil structure of sandy soils

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Description

Montmorillonite Clay

The main ingredients of montmorillonite clay are sodium calcium aluminum magnesium silicate hydroxide. Montmorillonite or Calcium Bentonite is a clay amendment that is good in retaining water. While only having a small impact of the on feeding nutrients into your soil, it’s high water retention provides structure to very sandy soil.

Its can be added as both a dry amendment that you mix into your soil, or a dissolved liquid amendment that can simply be poured on top of your soil allowing for worms and other small living matter to mix it in for you.

Note: Do not use on clay or other heavy soils.

Benefits:

– improves the wettability of soils
– improves soils water holding ability
– increases the CEC (cation exchange capacity) of soils
– prevents leaching of many nutrients
– makes nutrients from fertilizers or other sources more available to plants
– supplies small amounts of calcium, magnesium and potassium
– improves soil structure of sandy soils

 

How to use:

Self made soils:

Clay would be used in the crafting of very sandy soil or Loam soil.

For this you would mix:

40% sand, 40% silt and 20% clay

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 20 cm
Soil Size

1L

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