Soil Amendments


coolcat108596 added on August 30, 2016 | Answered

I would like to know the nutrient content in vermiculite.

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Answered on August 31, 2016

Vermiculite by itself doesn't contain nutrients. However, it has a high capacity to absorb nutrients, which leads to one if its uses in gardening: making sure potting soil retains nutrients so that plants can absorb them. Here's more:

Purchased vermiculite sometimes has added nutrients. Check the packaging for the amounts.

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