Pot Mulches & 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 60 litre bags, maxi-bales, bulk bags and loose bulk loads

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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 Mix Sources at a minimum of 70% and is Soil Association approved.

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Propagating Bark™

A fine, substantially dust free, matured 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 Mix Sources at a minimum of 70% and is Soil Association approved.

EcoBarkTopper

EcoBark® Topper

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® (FSC®) and Soil Association approved

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Sylvafibre®

A fine composted British wood-fibre designed as a major growing medium ingredient, ideal for peat-free or peat-reduced plant production.

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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 Mix Sources* at a minimum of 70% and is Soil Association approved.

 

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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 Mix Sources* at a minimum of 70% and is Soil Association approved.

*Product sold in loose bulk is FSC certified by special request only

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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 Mix Sources at a minimum of 70% and is Soil Association approved.