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Bonsai LECA, 2 - 4mm whole and crushed

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What is it?

Leca is expanded fired clay designed specifically for bonsai, orchid, flower-growing, horticulture and gardening. Leca does not contain organic substances, does not decompose, and is rot-free and parasite-free. It also does not affect salinity or the pH of growing mediums in which it is used.

Leca, in Peat Moss growing mediums limits excessive water retention, enhances drainage and increases the porosity for air, an essential factor for the proper growth of roots and plants. Ideal for rooting collected wild trees, or “yamadori.”

How to use?

In an average growing medium, use Leca and Peat Moss in a ratio of 70/30 for most trees. For increased water retention or to slow vegetative growth in more mature bonsai trees, increase the quantity of Peat Moss as needed. For collected or “yamadori” trees such as Wild Olives or False Olives, use pure Leca and water as often as necessary to maintain some moisture and promote rampant root growth.

BonsaiBoost is a great, 100% plant organic fertilizer to use along with fast draining growing media such as Leca. Its also one of our top selling products.

Bag Contents

2 - 4mm crushed and whole Leca particles

Customer Reviews
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    Tertius L.
    South Africa South Africa
    Best Leca

    This is much easier and better than the large balls for hydroponics. I use this in all my bonsai and seedlings. Mixed with silica sand and peat it is unbeatable as bonsai medium! Great stuff yet again Terry!

    Stuart M.
    South Africa South Africa
    LECA review

    So far I've had a really fabulous experience with the Leca. I used it with acadama and pumice in a 1:1:1 ratio and my trees are thriving in it.

    Stuart Marais verified customer review of Bonsai LECA, 2 - 4mm whole and crushed
    Johannes O.
    South Africa South Africa

    It is a bit early to tell what the results are using Akadama for my haworthias, but I am excited as I have read a lot of good reviews. My shopping experience was great, I picked up my parcel at the warehouse in Somerset West. It was ready for collection and the service was very friendly.

    Martin F.
    South Africa South Africa
    Bonsai Leca

    Good service as always.

    Bonita V.
    South Africa South Africa
    Bonsai Leca

    Bonsai Leca, amazing product! Not only great fot draining, goes perfect wit Akadama. It is magic for my succulents AND cacti. To top it all of... I use it for deco, to bring out the beauty of plants not yet planted in the magnificent Leca and Akadama mix. Bonita.

    Bonita V. verified customer review of Bonsai LECA, 2 - 4mm whole and crushed