Tree Fern Substrate - 40 Litres

Tree Fern Substrate - 40 Litres

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40 Litres of Fernwood Soft Tree Fern Substrate is perfect for creating a jungle floor in your tropical or sub-tropical terrarium or vivarium, and is suitable for Salamanders, Frogs, Geckos and burrowing reptiles. It can also be used as a growing substrate for many different plant types including epiphytes, orchids and ferns. As it has the ability to retain moisture for a long period of time without bogging, it is also an excellent hydroponic substrate.

This Soft Tree Fern Substrate has unique and natural properties including:

  • Ability to retain moisture without becoming waterlogged.
  • Well draining and good aeration.
  • Slow to compost due to its natural antibacterial properties.
  • Natural forest floor smell and texture encourages natural burrowing behaviour.
  • Fibrous and soft.
  • Natural look and colour. When wetted the substrate becomes a darker colour.
  • Soft and porous for plant roots to easily grow through the fibre without becoming compacted.
  • Natural capillary action works well when using flood trays for plant irrigation.

All Fernwood Products are manufactured from New Zealand Tree Fern which is sustainably harvested from privately owned forests.