Tree Fern Fibre (Sustainably Sourced)

Size: 5L
Sale price£12.00

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Fernwood soft tree fern substrate is made from the stem of a native New Zealand tree fern. In contrast to tree fern substrate from South America and Asia, substrate made from New Zealand tree fern is soft, spongy and has fantastic moisture-holding properties.

Fernwood soft tree fern substrate is perfect for creating a jungle floor in your tropical or sub-tropical terrarium or vivarium. It can also be used as a growing substrate for many different plant types including epiphytes, orchids and ferns. As it has the ability to retain moisture for a long period of time without bogging, it is also an excellent hydroponic substrate.

This soft tree fern Substrate has unique and natural properties including:

  • Ability to retain moisture without becoming waterlogged.
  • Well draining and good aeration.
  • Slow to compost due to its natural antibacterial properties.
  • Natural forest floor smell and texture encourages natural burrowing behaviour.
  • Fibrous and soft.
  • Natural look and colour. When wetted the substrate becomes a darker colour.
  • Soft and porous for plant roots to easily grow through the fibre without becoming compacted.
  • Natural capillary action works well when using flood trays for plant irrigation.
  • Note: This product is manufactured from New Zealand Tree Fern which is sustainably harvested from privately owned forests.

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