Mushroom Compost

£5.60£104.00

Spent mushroom compost is an affordable high-quality source of vital plant nutrients, mainly used to neutralise acidic soils. It is low in soluble nitrogen (which means a much lower risk of plant burn) and high in minerals like phosphate and magnesium for, Read more.
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Product Description

Spent mushroom compost is an affordable high-quality source of vital plant nutrients, mainly used to neutralise acidic soils. It is low in soluble nitrogen (which means a much lower risk of plant burn) and high in minerals like phosphate and magnesium for strong and healthy plant growth. You can use it year round as a moisture-retaining mulch or dig it in to improve deficient soils.

Spent mushroom compost is especially brilliant at breaking up heavy clay soil, making it easier to work, which we know is the holy grail of gardening for many of our customers in the South-East!

Our compost bags have added fibre and are pre-screened to avoid weed and mushroom spore contamination.

 

Perfect Your Soil’s pH

Treat your broccoli and Brussels sprouts to a deep conditioning treatment. Soil conditioning, that is! Alkaline in nature, mushroom compost is just the ticket for neutralising your soil, creating the ideal conditions for growing Brassica and root vegetables. It’s also beneficial for flower beds and rose bushes but do avoid using it with your ericaceous (acid-loving) plants.

Any questions? See our FAQs below or feel free to WhatsApp or call us to speak to one of our horticultural experts.

Benefits & Uses

Benefits

–        Nourishes your existing soil.

–        Improves soil structure and breaks up heavy soil.

–        Reduces risk of certain diseases (clubroot).

–        Retains moisture.

–        Reduces weed growth.

–        Promotes root health and growth.

–        Low salt content compared to other composts.

–        Low in soluble nitrogen (lower risk of plant burn).

–        High levels of phosphate, potassium, calcium & magnesium.

–        Element composition includes copper, zinc manganese, iron and boron.

Uses

–        Soil conditioning.

–        Neutralising acidic soil.

–        Weed suppressant mulching.

–        Ornamental gardens.

–        Tree and shrub planting.

–        Flower beds.

–        Great for growing:

  • Brassica vegetables (broccoli, kohlrabi, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale)
  • Root vegetables
  • Rose bushes
Avoid with

–        Ericaceous (acid-loving) plants.

–        Rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas.

–        Heathers.

–        Fruit crops.

–        Lawn top dressing.

–        Neutral, alkaline or chalky soils.

Frequently Asked Questions
Delivery

Free Local Delivery

We offer free delivery within our local zone (15 mile radius of Paddock Wood) when you order any size bulk bag. Delivery will be made by a Corker Hiab lorry (with mounted crane). Please enter your postcode in the basket to check if you qualify for free delivery.

Drop Off Delivery

There is a £40 delivery charge for orders without a bulk bag in our local zone. When a bulk bag is added to the cart, the order will qualify for free local delivery and the £40 charge will automatically be removed.

Pallet Delivery

For deliveries outside of our local zone (15 mile radius of Paddock Wood) we send items out via a trusted third party courier service. The price for pallet delivery outside our zone is £35 (2-3 days) or £45 (next day).

Parcel Delivery

Orders weighing less than 30kg will be sent via a trusted third party courier service. The price for a parcel under 30kg is £9.99 (2-3 days) and £14.99 (next day).

For further details about our delivery please click here.

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