Power Grow Pumice Rock for Plants
Our Power Grow Pumice Rock for plants is ready to use or mix. And, sifted prior to bagging to a perfect soil or potting mix size 1/8 – 3/8. Pumice rock for plants has many horticultural uses. It aids in soil aeration, allowing more oxygen to roots. First, acting as a sponge for absorbing water in wet soils. Second, improves overall soil health. Third, supplies and holds nutrients in the root zone. Fourth, pumice rock for plants is rich in vital horticulture minerals & nutrients. And retains moisture. Therefore, each pumice rock, acts as a sponge to absorb water. By the same token, drastically improving water conservation!
Pumice is volcanic rock produced from a volcano with high water and gas content. The light, rocky mineral is formed as lava cools then hardens. Pumice rock for plants are filled with small gas bubbles. Lava that hardens more quickly results in volcanic glass instead of pumice.
Usually light in color, pumice is high in silica. And low in iron, magnesium content. It’s light enough to float on water. Also, sinks as it becomes waterlogged. The term “pumice” usually refers to large pumice stones. Pumicite is a fine-grained ashy version of pumice. It’s formed by higher gas levels.
Widely used as an abrasive in soaps and cleaners. Pumice is considered one of the softest abrasives on earth. Equally safe to use on the body. It’s a natural mineral. And is non-toxic. It can be used to remove grime and dirt. As well as to exfoliate the skin. It’s also used to wear down calluses. And remove dead skin on the feet or hands.
Pumice rock for plants serves a variety of purposes in horticulture and landscaping. Equally crucial in succulents & cacti, bonsai, citrus, farm vegetables. And many more. In addition, pumice rock for plants is rich in vital nutrients. Therefore, promoting growth in plants. Likewise, it maintains healthy water absorbency in soils. The porous and complex surface of pumice rock for plants act as tiny sponges. Furthermore, capturing water and nutrients. Then, slowly secreting them back into the root system as needed. Therefore, preventing over watering.
Nearly three-quarters of all pumice and pumicide produced is used in lightweight construction materials. Such as concrete blocks and concrete. The remaining pumice produced is used in horticulture, landscaping and the manufacture of abrasives. Along with using on the body, pumice is used to grind and polish glass for televisions. As well as cleaning and preparing metal on circuit boards. Similarly, dental cleaning pastes often contain some level of pumice.
Pumice is found in volcanic fields. Currently, fifty countries produce and manufacture pumice. The world’s largest producer is Italy. Followed by Chile, Greece, Turkey, the United States, then Spain. In America, the bulk of pumice rock for plants used for production comes out of Arizona, California, Oregon and New Mexico.