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Challenging the Bonsai A to Z entry for River sand.

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Existing Bonsai A To Z Entry for River sand


River sand

 - (Growing Medium)

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Bonsai Care

Usually a clean white sand with medium size particles, sometimes suggested as an ingredient in bonsai soil mix in order to promote drainage. To the extent that "organic" components are minimised the risk of soil borne insect and disease problems is also reduced. It is one of many ingredients suggested for a beneficial growing medium, the balance of which will be determined by plant type and local climatic conditions.


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