Stop Killing Your Plants with Fertlizer - Avoid Trapped Nutrient
media such as bark and moss compact and
deteriorate over time. Decaying
potting materials trap impurities. This
alters the chemistry at the roots and blocks many
nutrients from getting to the plant. Your plant is not only robbed from
getting what it needs - the unused nutrients turn to
salt and eventually become harmful to the roots, whic can kill your
If your growing
is bark or moss, your fertilizer could actually be harmng your plants!
solution is replacing the media.
system, LECA pebbles replace all other media. LECA pebbles are
a sterile ceramic that will never
compact or decompose. You'll never get
"exhausted media" with LECA, eliminating the "trapped nutrients
Give Your Plants a Fresh Start - Removing Impurities
Removing impurities from the grow pot is just as important as adding
nutrients. The only way to remove the impurities with traditional
growing methods is repotting the plant with new media. This
disturbs the plant's roots and quickly becomes time consuming as your
orchid collection grows.
impurities at the roots is easy with hydroponics. Simply take your
plant to the sink every couple of
months (or use the garden hose if
outdoors) and leach the pebbles
thoroughly. The relatively smooth outer shell on the pebbles allows any
foreign matter to wash away. This is impossible with bark or moss.
roots trap impurities and block air flow, making
balanced nutrition impossible.
growing in LECA