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Primo Potting Mix is a 2:1 mix that is specially selected to provide the best drainage, water retention, and nutrients to get your new tree started. This soilless mix is a combination of orchid bark and orchid mix designed for tropical plants and trees alike. The Do-It-Yourself kit empowers you with the ingredients to make the perfect potting mix for your fruit trees like Citrus, Figs, Guavas & more. 


Since this is a DIY mix, that means that you can mix up as much or as little as you like so long as you stick to the ratio(2:1) of two parts Orchid bark and one part Orchid Mix.






G&B Orchid Bark Ingredients:

  • Orchid Bark - Forest Bark.

 This coarse bark makes up the majority of our soil mix and provides structure to the mix, allowing for maximum airflow and drainage to the roots. Bark also has a very slow rate of decomposition, making for a very stable soil mix.





G&B Orchid Mix Ingredients:

  • Orchid Mix - Forest Bark, Bark Fines, Pumice, Washed Sand, Earthworm Castings, Oyster Shell, and Dolomite Limes (pH adjusters).



While this mix contains what your tree needs to get rooted into its new home, regular feeding with conventional or organic fertilizer will boost your your trees growth and keep the tree happy long term.


If you do not have a tub for mixing, the box used to ship the mix makes an excellent mixing tub.



 Shop Fruit Trees 


Protect your tree from sunburn, insects & rodents with PLANT GUARD tree paint & foliar spray.


Protect your roots from rodents with ROOT GUARD the original gopher wire basket. 


Feed your fruit tree with Romeo Plant Food. This water-soluble fertilizer is great for in-ground or in-container growing. 


Author: Israel Osuna