Perlite is inorganic substrate from volcanic origin that is commonly used in horticulture and floriculture as mixed with other substrate. It is used for covering the containers with seedlings or as pure medium from the beginning to the end of the full vegetation of the plant.
The advantage of the perlite is that easily receives water it retains moisture, provides easy and rapid development of roots, has a good water-air regime even mixed with other substrates.
In Horticentar we use the perlite like:
- Pure substrate or mixed with other substrate for transplanting the plants or like a substrate for the all vegetative season of the plant. Perlite allows the quick and uniform plant growth and development.

For more information please contact the expert team of Horticentar — Greenhouse training center.