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Q.Should I add perlite to the soil of my containers that contain conifers

liardo44 added on February 16, 2012 | Answered

Some of their needles are dropping.

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Answered on February 19, 2012

Perlite can help with drainage. If the soil is staying too wet, this could be causing the needle drop. Make sure that there is plenty of drainage holes at the bottom of the pot as well.

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