Expanded Clay Aggregate and it’s a popular substrate with both beginner and experienced growers alike. Also known as clay pellets, clay balls, aqua clay balls and hydro pebbles, these baked pellets have a huge range of uses. LECA clay balls allow gardeners to control the level of nutrients and humidity their plants receive throughout the growing process. LECA clay balls are inorganic, have a neutral pH value, are fungus free and do not rot. This makes them an ideal growing medium, topsoil dressing, and drainage device for your plants. Feature: Perfect Grow Medium for all horticulteral applications Excellent aeration and retains water for root health Great as a soil additive, soil replacement (orchids), or any hydroponics/aeroponics application pH Neutral and inert and certified for Agricultural use Also great for Orchids and decoration Clay Pebbles provides excellent aeration and water retention Once of the time tested and most widely used growing medium. Package: 2.2lbs Expanded Clay Pebbles
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?Natural Material?LECA is made by baking and tumbling pure natural clay at high temperatures inside a rotary kiln. As a result the balls are super lightweight and porous and expand when soaked in water. stable in both pH and EC. It’s a substrate (or growing medium), like soil in which you can grow plants. Their round shape and small size (8-16mm) provides a high level of aeration, extremely quick drainage and unrestricted root growth.
?Increase Air moisture?The clay pebbles porous structure provides excellent aeration for plants. can increase air moisture for almost every houseplant. And prevents rotting, excess acidity. It stores nutrients like water and releases them to the roots.
?Widely Applications?clay pebbles are clean, pH stable, and offer great aeration and drainage in aquaponics, especially in flood and drain, deep water culture, and drip feed systems. Due to their unique structure and ability to cover a large surface area, they offer the ideal environment to foster beneficial bacterial growth around the root zone, leading to naturally healthier plants. Perfect grow media for orchids, hydroponics, aquaponics, aquaculture garden and houseplant decor.
?Multi-functions: ?Place these clay pebbles at the bottom for drainage and air, which prevent your plants from rotting and get rid of excess acidity, the gentler protection for the fragile root systems. Mix lecca balls into coco coir will help to improve soil aeration and drainage while also retaining water. Place them on the top of soil to keep the soil moist, looks great as a dressing for pots and also helps to prevent evaporation
?Long Lasting & Reusable?Our clay pebbles are durable enough to be reused multiple times. depends on your usage and care of the pebbles. For best results, rinse the clay pellets before use. We suggest initially soaking your pebbles in water for at least 6 hours (up to 24 hours) before use and rinse occasionally. Clean thoroughly, and sterilize with alcohol or peroxide between uses.
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