Tree and Shrub

Tree & Shrub

A slightly coarser alternative to the original Eco Mix, this material is ideal for establishing youthful trees or shrubs.

Phosphoric acid is added to our Tree & Shrub Compost to lower the pH balance, making it an optimum growing media for acid loving plants.

It is a slightly coarser alternative to the original Eco Mix.

Price £52.15 (Ex VAT) per dumpy bag (on average 1m³) Quantity

Product

A high quality product, this offering is ideal for improving soil structure and establishing youthful trees or shrubs.

Tree & Shrub is easy to use and maintain and it is proven to aid water retention and drainage capability. The material is trusted by grounds men countrywide.

Meanwhile, added nutrients help to create the optimum blend and a superb source of organic matter.  This helps plants establish both quickly and in prime health.

Specification

Typical Properties:

  • Input Materials: Biodegradable green plant & tissue matter
  • Particle Size Distribution: >100% passing a 12.0mm screen >90% passing a 4.0mm screen >50% passing a 1.0mm screen
  • Bulk Density: 500 – 600 g/litre
  • Moisture Content: 35% m/m
  • Dry Matter: 65% m/m
  • Organic Matter: (as loss recognition) 25% of the dry matter
  • PH: 6.5
  • Carbon: Nitrogen Ratio: 6:1
  • Electrical Conductivity: 400µS/cm
  • Purity: Substantially free of physical contaminants, viable weed seeds and pathogens.
  • Potentially Toxic Elements: Within acceptable limits (“Heavy Metals”)
  • Certification: PAS100 & the Compost Quality Protocol, in which this quality compost was produced in compliance with the Compliance Quality Protocol.

Restrictions

Tree & Shrub Compost is not designed for use as a top dressing for turf

Safe storage, handling, application & use of quality compost

Information on good practice for use as compost as set out in Appendix F of the Compost Quality Protocol has been highlighted.

User Benefits


  • Peat-free soil improver ideal for breaking up heavy soils and adding organic matter to sandy soils
  • Improves moisture retention and soil structure
  • Nutrient-rich and an excellent source of organic matter which help plants establish quickly
  • Friable and easy to maintain
  • Used for planting trees and shrubs or plants of an acid loving nature.

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