Pumice - USA Bonsai, Cactus & Succulent Pumice Soil
SuperFly Bonsai's USA Sourced Pumice
Pumice is commonly used in bonsai as soil for many different types of trees. You will find pumice primarily in bonsai soil mixes as it helps dry out the mix. One of the biggest benefits of pumice is it's ability to retain some moisture while allowing air to the roots. Pumice generally will not break down over time so it can be used over and over again. This is one of the three primary ingredients in the well known "Boons Mix" (Pumice, Akadama, Lava)
Is It Dirt?
No. Bonsai trees do not like "dirt" and will in most cases die if left in dirt over long periods of time. This is substrate.
What Is In It?
Pumice is a type of Volcanic rock. Ours is mined out of California. The pumice may contain a small amount of cinder which is also a volcanic rock which is formed around pumice.
How Do I Use It?
Repot your bonsai tree in this soil if your tree likes dry conditions or mix it with other bonsai soil amendments to create your own soil. Be sure your bonsai pot has holes in the bottom covered by bonsai mesh.
Each micro climate may require different amounts of water. On very hot/dry days you may need to water two/three times while around freezing you may need to water just once per month. Push your finger 1" into the soil and feel for moisture. If it is dry, it is time to water.
6 Qt = @ 1.5 Gallons
12 Qt = @ 3 Gallons
- Ready To Use or Mix - Sifted Prior To Bagging to a perfect bonsai soil size
- Promotes Excellent Drainage - This Pumice is used by bonsai professionals throughout the USA as it has been found to drain well and make wet mixes dryer.
- Pumice is perfect for bonsai soil as it retains moisture while leaving air to the roots
- 100% Money Back Guarantee - If you are not 100% happy with this product, we will refund you in full.
I like it better than bonsai jack.
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I use on all my trees
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In most cases we ship the same or following business day. During peak season (March - May) it could take a day or two longer, especially for orders placed after noon on Fridays. We do our best to geat all orders out as fast as possible.
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If you are paying for your own shipping, the amount of days will be listed when you choose your shipping preference at checkout. If you reached our Free Shipping Minimum, we will ship the lowest cost method. This usually takes 1-5 business days plus our handling time of 1-2 business days. An email will be sent when your order ships with tracking information.
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Plants & Tree Shipping:
We ship bonsai trees and plants from either our parnter nursery or our in house nursery depending on the tree. We may limit when we ship trees to help limit their exposure to extreme environments. For example we may not ship if it will cause the tree to sit in a truck over a weekend or holiday in very low temperatures or very high temps.
If we are shipping from our Harrisburg, PA location, the tree may arrive via any carrier, but usually UPS or USPS. Time in transit will be 1-2 days in the northeast, 2-3 days in the southeast, 3-4 days in the midwest and usually 5 days for the west coast.
Trees are shipped in custom boxes made just for shipping trees. Sometimes we wrap the pot and soil in plastic to prevent it from spilling out in transit. Many times we use packing peanuts as they have proven to be very reliable in keeping trees safe in shipping. If a box is noticiably damaged, please take pictures prior to opening.
Please Note: We do not ship plants and trees to California