Growing Media Ingredients

Melcourt have been supplying professional growers with bark-based growing additives and peat replacements since the early 1980’s. .

True specialists in our field we have built up an enviable reputation for clearly understanding our customers’ requirements, providing consistently high quality products that also represent great value for money.

The need for effective alternatives to peat produced from sustainable resources has been amply met by Melcourt who not only provide superb products but also an unrivalled technical back-up service.

Products from the Melcourt Growers Range are sold in 70 litre bags, maxi-bales, bulk bags and loose bulk loads

Melcourt EcoBarkTopper

An attractive, dark-coloured mixed-conifer bark designed for pot mulching where it offers excellent resistance to disturbance and natural suppression of moss, liverwort and weed growth. FSC Certified and Soil Association approved

0 -12 mm

Melcourt Growbark® – Pine

A fine, matured, British pine bark designed as a major growing medium ingredient. An ideal additive to peat and its alternatives. This product is from FSC Mixed Sources at a minimum of 50% and is Soil Association approved.

0 - 5 mm

Melcourt Growbark® Mixed Conifer

A fine, matured, British mixed conifer bark designed as a major growing medium ingredient. An ideal additive to peat and its alternatives. This product is from FSC Mixed Sources at a minimum of 50% and is Soil Association approved.

0 - 6 mm

Melcourt Hortibark® – Pine

A matured, British pine bark, designed for incorporation into peat-based or peat-free growing media, for the purpose of improving both air-filled porosity and long term structural stability. This product is from FSC Mixed Sources at a minimum of 50% and is Soil Association approved.

0 - 15 mm

Melcourt Potting Bark

A matured, British pine bark chip, mid to dark brown in colour, with virtually no fines, designed for incorporation into peat-based or peat-free growing media, to improve both air-filled porosity and long term structural stability. Also an excellent pot mulch to suppress weed, moss and liverwort growth. This product is from FSC Mixed Sources at a minimum of 50% and is Soil Association approved.

3 - 15 mm

Melcourt Propagating Bark

A fine, substantially dust free, matured, British pine bark designed for use in mixes with peat or suitable alternatives for the vegetative propagation of nursery stock and a wide range of other plants. Also an excellent pot mulch to suppress weed, moss and liverwort growth. This product is from FSC Mixed Sources at a minimum of 50% and is Soil Association approved.

2 - 7 mm

Melcourt Sylvafibre®

A fine composted British wood-fibre designed as a major growing medium ingredient, ideal for peat-free or peat-reduced plant production.
This product is from FSC Mixed Sources at a minimum of 50%.

0 - 6 mm