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Silca uses

Horticulture

Silica sand can be used in a wide range of horticultural applications due to consistent grain size and lack of impurities.

Used in Professional and Amateur Growing Media blends and as a Top Dressing in Seedling production.

Sand is also one of the essential ingredients in traditionally formulated John Innes Compost, Silica sand is an ideal choice. Used also as a soil conditioner and improver in a variety of horticultural sectors including Market Gardening, Ornamental Production, Forestry and Garden Design.

Used also in Urban Planting Soils where particle size and purity is essential.

The unique quality of Silica Sand is favored for use in Horticultural Fertiliser manufacturing.

 
 
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