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Potting and container media : Soil Association

Potting and container media

 PRODUCT NAME  CLASSIFICATION  COMPANY NAME  TELEPHONE NUMBER  PRODUCT DESCRIPTION  PRODUCT USE STANDARDS CATEGORY

Fertile Fibre Potting Loam Mix V1

Potting and container media Fertile Fibre  01432 853111 Peat-free coir-based with 5% sterilised loam For propagation use only Prior approval required 

Melcourt Hortibark Pine 

Potting and container media Melcourt Industries Ltd  01666 502711  A medium-graded, matured pine bark, 0-15mm For use as a major growing medium ingredient and peat alternative  Permitted with justification provided at inspection 

Melcourt Orchid Barks 

Potting and container media Melcourt Industries Ltd  01666 502711  Chunky, fine-free medium and coarsely graded pine bark, 5-15mm and 15-35mm For use as major ingredients in orchid composts  Permitted with justification provided at inspection 

Melcourt Potting Bark 

Potting and container media Melcourt Industries Ltd  01666 502711  A chippy, fine-free pine bark, 3-15mm

For use as growing medium ingredient to increase porosity and as pot mulch

Permitted with justification provided at inspection 

Melcourt Sylvamix Natural

Potting and container media Melcourt Industries Ltd  01666 502711  A versatile, fine peat-free growing medium

For use as growing medium for a wide range of applications from seed sowing to nursery stock. For propagation use only

Prior approval required 

Organic Potting and Container Mix 

Potting and container media Fertile Fibre  01432 853111  Peat-free coir based compost  General use growing media. For propagation use only  Prior approval required

Organic Potting Compost 

 Potting and container media West Riding Organics 01706 379948  Growing media  Plant raising. Can be used for organic potted herbs and ornamentals  Permitted with justification provided at inspection 

Organic Potting Loam Plus Mix 

 Potting and container media Fertile Fibre  01706 379948 Peat-free coir-based with 5% sterilised loam General use growing media. For propagation use only   Prior approval required 

Organic Potting Mix 

 Potting and container media Fertile Fibre  01706 379948  Peat-free coir based high nutrient mix for nursery stock  General use growing media. For propagation use only Prior approval required 

Organic Potting Plus Mix 

 Potting and container media  Fertile Fibre 01432 853111  Peat-free coir based high nutrient mix for nursery stock  General use growing media. For propagation use only  Prior approval required

Potting and Container Compost

 Potting and container media West Riding Organics  01706 379949 Growing media Plant raising.For propagation use only Prior approval required 

Tomato Potting Compost

 Potting and container media West Riding Organics  01706 379949  Growing media  Plant raising. For propagation use only Prior approval required 

Vegro Organic Multipurpose Mix

Potting and container media  Fertile Fibre  01432 853111  Approved by the vegan society  General use growing media. Can be used for organic potted herbs and ornamentals  Permitted 

An explanation of the "standard categories" for use of organic products are as follows:

Permitted:   You may use this product.

Permitted with justification provided at inspection:
You may use this product but you must be able to justify its use at your inspection with evidence such as test results, records, forms a plan etc. For example you must record why you needed to use that particular product

Prior approval required:  
Before you use the product you must have been given approval by your certification body. This approval may cover more than one use. For example you may submit an annual plan to your certification officer that will then need to be approved before you can use the product.