Wrong Compost?

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Wrong Compost?

Postby simulous » 06 Jun 2010 20:00

Ive just bought some John innes No 2 soil based compost for my house plants (Prayer Plant + 2 dracaenas) Im not an expert but it looks very different compared to the compost my plants currently live in. Any experts on the John Innes brand of compost? Im thinking maybe i should have got no 3 or perhaps not the soil based compost......

Just for clarity this is the exact one i bought:

http://www.greenfingers.com/superstore/ ... id=LS6916D

Any help would be appreciated.
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Postby gardening_guru » 14 Jun 2010 20:54


John Innes No 2 is fine for medium sized potted houseplants. If they are larger more mature plants, John Innes No 3 might be more suitable.
Here is some further reading for you:

http://www.johninnes.info/about.htm#COMPOST No.2
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