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Vulcagarden

Composition

VOLCANIC SUBSTRATE FOR GARDENS

Volcanic substrate consisting of a mixture of natural volcanic minerals (volcanic lapillus sand and pumice sand in adequate percentages, enriched with the addition of volcanic ash), organic matter with humus (like composted vegetable material) and mixture of slow release fertilizer pellets.

Fields of application

Parks and gardens


Urban street furniture


Greenery management and maintenance


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Vulcagarden system for GARDENS

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Physico-chemical Characteristics

Specific weight

950-1,000 kg/m³ (at quarry humidity)


Grain size

0-3 mm


Water retention (available/usable water)

15%-20% by volume


pH:

between 6 and 7


Organic materials

25%


Cation Exchange Capacity (C.E.C.)

approx. 30 milliequivalents/100g


Contains no active limestone and no Free Crystalline Silica (non-toxic product)


Imperial Measurements

• Specific weight: 59.31-62.43 lb./ft³ (at quarry humidity)

• Grain size: 6- US Mesh

• C.E.C.: approx. 30 milliequivalents/0.22 lb.