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Vitax Hydroleca Water-Holding Clay Pebbles

Size: 10 Litres

From the Vitax Soil & Compost Additives range of products, Hydroleca Clay Pebbles, supplied in a 10 litre bag, can be used as an attractive mulch around container plants.

  • Our price: £6.95
  • RRP: £11.75

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Product Information

Vitax Hydroleca lightweight clay pebbles create a micro-climate around pots or greenhouse benches, helping to retain moisture and warmth.

Hydroleca Water-Holding Clay Pebbles: Key Details

  • Honeycomb cores absorb and release water
  • Ideal to use as an attractive ulch on any indoor or outdoor potted plants

Pack Size

  • 10 litres

Hydroleca Information

Water holding ceramic pebbles with a host of applications round the garden.

Hydroleca is produced by firing tiny clay granules at 1200°C.  The result is extremely lightweight, hard, ceramic pebbles that have a smooth attractive outer skin and a honeycomb core.  The pebbles absorb water and then slowly release it.  The cellular structure also has outstanding insulating properties which will help safeguard plants from extreme variances in temperature.

Hydroleca is ideal for use as a decorative mulch around plants in pots, tubs and containers indoors and outside.  It can also be used for ‘crocking’ – ie as the drainage layer in pots rather than broken crocks, and as a drainage layer under pots.

The exceptionally light weight of Hydroleca makes it ideal for use on roof gardens and balconies where the weight of a pot, tub, planter,  raised bed etc., is critical. Hydroleca can be added to potting compost at a ratio of 3 parts compost/1 part Hydroleca, providing a substantial reduction in total weight.

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Additional Information

If you would like further information about Vitax Hydroleca Water-Holding Clay Pebbles, please contact our garden centre at Shawbury just outside Shrewsbury in Shropshire, by calling 01939 251315 or emailing.

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