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Harris Horticultural Charcoal, Premium Biochar Soil Amendment for Plants and Terrariums, 2qt

Harris Horticultural Charcoal, Premium Biochar Soil Amendment for Plants and Terrariums, 2qt

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  • Premium Soil Amendment - Increasing soil carbon, nutrient content, water retention, water-soluble nutrients, and beneficial microbial life.
  • Naturally Derived - Made from plant materials such as hardwoods, grasses, and agricultural and forest residues
  • Easy to Use - Simply mix in with houseplant soil 1 part biochar to 9 parts potting soil
  • Use in Indoor and Outdoor Plants - Use in gardens, ornamentals, terrariums, or small houseplants such as orchid or bonsai
  • Pure - Made with 100% pure biochar, no fillers, additives or colors whatsoever
What is Biochar? Biochar is a type of charcoal made from plant materials such as hardwoods, grasses, and agricultural and forest residues that are decomposed at high temperatures, often during renewable energy production. During the process, the physical and chemical properties of the plant material change into a porous, stable, carbon-rich by-product known as biochar. Why use it? Biochar has been used in agriculture for many centuries. Adding biochar to soil has the potential of increasing soil carbon, soil nutrient content, increased water retention and water-soluble nutrients, and increased beneficial microbial life. DIRECTIONS Best results are achieved when adding this mix to your soil at least 5-7 days BEFORE planting. However, this can be used at any time in the planting process. Optimal ratio for most gardeners is 5-10% biochar in the top 6 inches of their soil. (1 part Bio Char to 9 parts planting soil). Indoor Plants(container plants, seeds, cuttings, transplants): Use a small rake or spoon and hand-mix this product around the plant within your desired container. Best results are adding close to the root zone. You can also just layer a light dusting on the top and water in as usual. Outdoor Plants (Gardens, Bedding Plants, Ornamentals): Use your conventional tiller and rake and till directly into the soil. Adding more over time can increase product performance. Trees and Shrubs: Best when applied to the root zone area. Rake into this area and water as desired. Compost Mix: Mix as needed within your compost process - use as desired as you would your final compost. This product is not intended to be used as a soil substitute.

Shipping & Returns

Live plants will experience stress from shipping conditions (lack of light, reduced airflow, and physical movement). Please watch your order's tracking and ensure someone is available the day of delivery to immediately retrieve the package; plants cannot survive being outside in extreme weather. Please open your package immediately and provide an appropriate amount of water and light. It is normal for the soil to be dry and leaves to be limp, it may take up to 2 weeks for your plant to adjust to its new environment. We strongly suggest you do not repot your new plant (this will cause additional stress) for at least one month after it arrives.

Shipping without a heat pack and/or upgraded shipping is at the buyer's sole risk and all such sales are final with no refund/return/exchange. Customers concerned about cold damage should consider waiting until daytime temperatures are above freezing before ordering or request a hold on their order in advance.

If you feel all or part of your order has arrived damaged, please be sure to follow the steps below to apply for a refund or replacement. Once we have received ALL of the requested information, your case will be reviewed within 48 hours.  If a refund or replacement is approved, you will be notified by email shortly thereafter.

Within 24 hours of receipt of your package, please email 3 photos of the damaged plant or pot as described below, as well as a photo of the shipping box to
Please include your order number in your email.

We are not responsible for packages returned to us by the carrier due to incorrect or incomplete address or delivery information.

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