Plants are supplied in standard nursery pots.

starting from
£2.99

Cacti & Succulent potting mix

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Westland Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix contains just the right level of nutrients with added grit and sand for excellent drainage.

  • For strong healthy plants

  • Specialist blend

  • Added grit & sand for optimum drainage

  • Contains water-retaining Seramis

How to Use

Water plant well and allow to drain

Choose a pot around 3-5cm larger than the old one with drainage holes

Place a layer of potting mix in the bottom of the new pot and carefully remove the plant from its pot

Holding it upright and in the middle of the pot,carefully fill with potting mix around the sides until the pot is full

Tap the pot to settle the mix.  Water well

Sowing Seeds

Fill seed tray with potting mix. Water thoroughly using a fine rose

then allow to drain for several hours. Succulent seeds are very

small so just press them into the moist potting mix.

Cover the tray with glass or a clear polythene bag to retain

moisture, keep in a warm place but out of direct sunlight.

Pot on seedlings when large enough to handle

Potting and Re-Potting

Seedlings

  • Fill the pot or seed tray with potting mix and level off.

  • Prick off seedlings into holes

  • Gently firm the potting mix, add a little more if necessary and water in

Cuttings

  • Rooted cuttings should be potted on into individual pots or containers, taking care with fragile roots.

  • For larger cuttings half fill a pot, place the plant in position and fill around the roots with potting mix

  • Gently firm mix and water well.

Re-potting

  • best advised during the growing season.

  • Water the plant and allow to drain before removing carefully from the pot using folded paper to protect your hands against spikes

  • Put a layer of potting mix in the new pot and sit the plant on it

  • Fill the rest of the pot with potting mix, firming lightly around the root ball

  • Do not water for a few days to prevent rotting of damaged roots

Feeding

  • Westland Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix will supply your plant with all the nutrients they need for strong, healthy growth during

  • the first 4–6 weeks

  • After that, feed them at two-three week intervals during the growing season with Westland Cacti and Succulent Feed

Watering

Westland Cacti and Succulent Potting Mix will supply your plants with all the nutrients they need for strong, healthy growth during the first 4–6 weeks

After that, feed them at two-three week intervals during the growing season with Westland Cacti and Succulent Feed.

Product warranties

We can guarantee that the plants leave our nursery disease free, but weather and local conditions might affect their survival. Make sure you always make an informed purchasing decision.

The plants that leave our nursery are in the best condition, free of disease. Kept in adequate conditions (positioning and care), the plants are guaranteed for 3 months if they are planted in the ground or one year if they are kept in their original pots. Return policy applies only to plants that are in their original pots.

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Delivery location

Due to the nature of the consignments, the courier's drivers are not insured to carry goods through your property. The standard delivery location is the border of your property or the entrance of a communal space. If other arrangements need to be made, please get in touch with us as soon as the order is placed.
Vouchers and small boxes can be posted through the letterbox, provided there is unrestricted access to it.