Gro-Sure Ericaceous Compost

Gro-Sure Ericaceous Compost

Gro-Sure® Ericaceous Compost has been specially developed to give gardeners the ideal medium for lime hating plants such as rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, berberis, pieris, hydrangea, heathers, magnolia and conifers. Containing 4 months feed and our patented West+ fibre this high performance compost offers unrivalled results in plant health and moisture retention.

  • Perfect for acid loving plants
  • 4 months feed
  • Contains iron for greener foliage
  • Contains our patented West+ technology
  • Size 10L, 25L, 50L


What makes Gro-Sure® Ericaceous Compost so special?

• Exceptional growing results with 4 months feed for season long flowering
• Easier to re-wet and excellent moisture retention for up to 50% less watering
• Enriched with iron for greener foliage
• 50% lighter than standard multi-purpose compost making it easier to transport around the home and garden

West+ Technology

Gro-Sure® compost contains West+ wood fibre giving it a distinctive appearance. West+ wood fibre is a light fibrous material that provides the following growing benefits:

More flowers, fruit & vegetables

Stronger root systems for healthier plants

Controls moisture for less watering

Guaranteed growing results

Handy gardening tips

• Suitable for ericaceous (lime hating) plants.

• Store in a dry frost free place away from weed killers and other garden chemicals.

• Reseal bag after use.

• Wash hands after use.

How do I use it?

First put on a pair of gloves and rework the compost between your hands to reconstitute. Then you’re all set.

Beds and borders

Image of a plant in a border with the sun beating down on it.

• Dig a hole twice the size of root ball diameter and add a layer of compost. 
• Place plant in hole and back fill with compost.
• Firm compost around plant and water well. 

Potting on

Image of a plant in a pot after being potted on.

• Water plant well and allow to drain before potting. Allow enough space to accommodate roots.
• Remove from pot and plant in new container, firming the compost gently around the roots.
• Once fully planted, water well.

Taking cuttings

Image of a plant cutting.

• Fill seed tray evenly with compost, then firm gently and water. 
• Make sloping cut in stem of cutting and remove all bottom leaves.
• Dip end of cutting in hormone rooting powder to encourage rooting.
• Make hole in the compost with pencil or dibber. Place cutting into hole and firm compost gently around it.
• Cover seed tray with glass/polythene to prevent drying out and place in a warm spot away from direct sunlight, until cuttings have taken.
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