For many, preparation for the gardening season begins with the purchase of soil mixture for seedlings and containers for growing it. Some gardeners, for planting seeds, use not only the usual pots or cassettes, but also willingly purchase peat tablets. What are they and what is their advantage?
Seedling tablets from peat
For growing seedlings, peat tablets are widely used both among amateur gardeners and farmers on large farms. Pressed peat washers are easy to transport, compact and very easy to use.
The internal composition itself may differ and be regulated directly by the manufacturer. The mixture includes high moor peat or different types of peat. The tablet also contains growth stimulants and fungicides. This avoids the disease of young crops, prevents the formation of a black leg, which leads to the loss of the plant.
Features of tablets
How to use peat tablets and what is it like? It is pressed peat wrapped in a fine mesh non-woven fabric. After contact with water, it expands, turning into a small sac, reliably stable on the surface. The durable material prevents the composition from crumbling, providing a comfortable bed for seed germination.
The tablets have a number of features:
The acidity level is ideal for growing most crops - pH = 5.4-6.2.
No expiration date. The main thing is to store it in a dry place.
The size of the washers in diameter can vary from 2.5 to 7 cm.
Suitable for seed germination and cuttings.
When buying, it is very important to choose the right tablet volume. So, for small seeds, washers with a diameter of 2-3 cm are suitable. For growing eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and other plants with large seeds - 7 cm in diameter.
Order peat tablets online
In the online store "Elsa" you can buy peat tablets for seedlings, sets with different numbers of pieces. The catalog also offers pallet cassettes, plastic pots, fertilizers and other gardening products at a competitive price.
Sending orders is carried out throughout Ukraine, by postal services, at the buyer's choice - Nova Poshta, Ukrposhta, Justin. When making a purchase in Kiev, courier delivery is available. You can pick up an order from our store, which is located at 40 Borispolskaya Street.