The Q&A Archives: Soilless mix for germination

Question: In terms of seed germination, can I buy a soil mix which has been sterilized? Brek Graham St. Louis, MO

Answer: A soilless mix is sterile. These mixes contain various proportions of peat, vermiculite and/or perlite, bark etc. In addition, they may include a wetting agent or starter fertilizer for nutrients.

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