Akadama Soil (Burnt / 2L)


Akadama Soil 赤玉土 (Burnt)

  • Akadama (赤玉土 akadamatsuchi, red ball earth) is a naturally occurring, granular clay-like mineral used as soil for bonsai trees and other container-grown plants.
  • It is surface-mined, immediately sifted and bagged, and supplied in various grades
  • The deeper-mined grade being somewhat harder and more useful in horticulture than the more shallow-mined grades.
  • Akadama may also act as one component of the growing medium when combined with other elements such as sand, composted bark, peat, or crushed lava.
  • Akadama’s color darkens when moist which can help the grower determine when to water a tree.
  • Suitable for plants requiring good drainages such as Cacti, Succulents, and Bonsai.
  • Grain size is approx. 3mm-6mm.
  • Imported from Japan.