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Application of artificial substrates for pot-plants and azalea






Acta Horticulturae (37): 1966-1974

Application of artificial substrates for pot-plants and azalea

Seedlings of Anthurium scherzerianum sown in a 1:1 mixture of perlite (size grade K111) and white peat grew better than in 1:1 mixtures of perlite and Finnpeat (Finnish sphagnum peat) or perlite and pine needle litter. For young plants optimum growth was obtained in 3:1 or 2:1 white peat and perlite.


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