Westland Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix contains just the right level of nutrients with added grit and sand for excellent drainage.
  • For strong healthy plants
  • Specialist blend
  • Added grit & sand for optimum drainage
  • Contains water-retaining Seramis

Why Use

  • This free draining potting mix encourages optimum root development vital to the successful cultivation of all cacti and succulents
  • Contains unique Seramis granules for optimum water and nutrient availability
  • Contains grit and sand for optimum drainage and good root development

How to Use

  • Water plant well and allow to drain
  • Choose a pot around 3-5cm larger than the old one with drainage holes
  • Place a layer of potting mix in the bottom of the new pot and carefully remove the plant from its pot
  • Holding it upright and in the middle of the pot,carefully fill with potting mix around the sides until the pot is full
  • Tap the pot to settle the mix.  Water well

Sowing Seeds

  • Fill seed tray with potting mix. Water thoroughly using a fine rose
  • then allow to drain for several hours. Succulent seeds are very
  • small so just press them into the moist potting mix.
  • Cover the tray with glass or a clear polythene bag to retain
  • moisture, keep in a warm place but out of direct sunlight.
  • Pot on seedlings when large enough to handle

Potting and Re-Potting

Seedlings

  • Fill the pot or seed tray with potting mix and level off.
  • Prick off seedlings into holes
  • Gently firm the potting mix, add a little more if necessary and water in

Cuttings

  • Rooted cuttings should be potted on into individual pots or containers, taking care with fragile roots.
  • For larger cuttings half fill a pot, place the plant in position and fill around the roots with potting mix
  • Gently firm mix and water well.

Re-potting

  • best advised during the growing season.
  • Water the plant and allow to drain before removing carefully from the pot using folded paper to protect your hands against spikes
  • Put a layer of potting mix in the new pot and sit the plant on it
  • Fill the rest of the pot with potting mix, firming lightly around the root ball
  • Do not water for a few days to prevent rotting of damaged roots

Feeding

  • Westland Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix will supply your plant with all the nutrients they need for strong, healthy growth during
  • the first 4–6 weeks
  • After that, feed them at two-three week intervals during the growing season with Westland Cacti and Succulent Feed

Watering

  • Westland Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix will supply your plants with all the nutrients they need for strong, healthy growth during the first 4–6 weeks
  • After that, feed them at two-three week intervals during the growing season with Westland Cacti and Succulent Feed.