Seed Starting Mix - Knowledgebase Question

Arabi, LA
Question by chabigail
March 26, 1999
What is seed starting mix?


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Answer from NGA
March 26, 1999

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Seed starting mix is a blend of peat and other ingredients such as perlite or vermiculite. It is screened to a very fine particle size to create the perfect mix for starting seeds. It holds moisture yet drains away excess moisture. It is well aerated and often fortified with some nutrients to get seedlings off to a good start.

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