LECA / EXPANDED CLAY AGGREGATE 8-16MM
Garden expanded clay aggregate, a product of natural origin, is perfect in the garden as an ornament on...
Garden expanded clay aggregate, a product of natural origin, is perfect in the garden as an ornament on flower beds, flower beds and in pots, as well as as a drainage layer, because it retains moisture well. Expanded clay is an economical, ecological and aesthetic product that provides plants with comfortable conditions for growth and development.
Expanded clay is a lightweight building aggregate fired at 1150 degrees Celsius from loam clay. The obtained product has a high water vapor and moisture permeability coefficient. It is an excellent mulch material, replacing the bark, because it does not degrade and, above all, is resistant to the formation of mold and fungi. The product is completely indifferent to rodents, therefore it will remain completely intact. Expanded clay is chemically neutral, does not acidify the substrate on which it is located, and is completely safe for plants.
In horticulture, expanded clay is also used in hydroponic (water) cultivation that does not require a substrate. Expanded clay is also often found in the cultivation of insectivorous plants.
Due to the natural origin of LECA, there may be slight differences in color and shape between individual batches.
Why is it worth buying the product?
- does not change the pH of the substrate
- great for drainage
- reduction of fluctuations in temperature and humidity of the substrate
- of natural origin
Expanded clay can be used interchangeably with bark as a decorative element, mulching on flowerbeds, flower beds and pots. LECA has drainage properties.
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