Rice Hulls
(50 Lb Bag)

A Renewable Resource

Item Number: PSO500

$39.99

Backordered. ETA: 12/12/2018

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Description

This uniquely processed rice hull amendment is a readily renewable resource requiring no mining or land disruption to produce. As so many growers have learned, it is a perfect replacement for perlite in the growing media - providing a less dusty mixing environment, lower basic cost and decomposition over time, while remaining stable during the typical plant production cycle.

  • PBH Nature's Media Amendment is OMRI listed and WSDA registered for organic production.
  • Extremely lightweight and highly compressed when packaged, it generates less waste and reduces storage requirements, handling and freight.
  • De-compressed, it is 7.5 cu. ft. Its physical size, shape and bulking properties produce optimum air-filled pore space, water-holding capacity and drainage, while its natural color blends with other media components.
  • Uniquely processed to ensure purity, PBH Nature's Media Amendment is sized, cleaned and subjected to a series of heat treatments that collectively sterilize the rice hulls and render any residual rice kernels, weed seeds or disease pathogens non-viable.
  • Greenhouse-proven PBH Nature's Media Amendment offers environmental, horticultural and economical advantages. Growers who rely on it gain sustainability, reduce input costs and sacrifice nothing in terms of plant quality.

Features

  • Biodegradable
  • Improves Water Holding Capacity

Characteristics

Organic Status Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture Organic Certifier OMRI, WSDA
Organic Status Approved for Use in Certified Organic Agriculture
Organic Certifier OMRI, WSDA

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Shipping Information

Does not qualify for Flat Rate Shipping. Due to the size of this product, a $5 handling fee will be added to shipping charges. Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.

Shipping Weight: 55.00 lbs. Dimensions: 30"L x 20"W x 11"H

Reviews

I trust products from this website 100 percent.

I have not used this product as of yet since I'm waiting for Spring to arrive. It's right around the corner for us here and arrives fairly early in this part of west Texas on the Rio Grande. We've already had sightings of the Texas Bluebonnets and it's only the first week of January. The Bluebonnets plants have been spotted growing so the blooms are only weeks away. Even now when it seems the cold will hang around forever, the bluebonnets let us know that the warmth of Spring is not too far off now for us.

I have ordered composted manure that is mixed with the rice hulls and it's another product that I rely on as well. So, the rice hulls were something I was more than ready to try. Our soils here are almost 100 percent bentonite clay so all of my crops are in containers outside and inside. I make my soils from peat moss, Cherry Stone #2, a good potting soil either purchased here or elsewhere that is not mainly chunks of bark and sticks, the rice hulls, and composted manure. I order my ingredients from here because I can trust the quality. Thank you again.

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Pristine supply of hulls

Nothing but wonderful clean dry hulls!

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LOVE these!

I use rice hulls in my garden every year for drainage and water retention. Since I began using them, I noticed great results! I love that it's a sustainable product that's safe for my cat who likes to roll in them...

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great path material

I use rice hulls to cover my garden paths, which are largely clay. I'm hoping that over time they will help to morph the clay into something more pleasant. Plus they feel marvelous on bare feet! I also use them as a mulch as they hold moisture beautifully

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Great product!

I have used rice hulls in my potting media (along with coir and oyster shells) for over a decade. Frankly, it took me 10 years to use up the first bag. Yes, it's expensive to ship (one reason I wish there was a 25 lb. bag offered) but it lasts forever, as it's extremely compressed. I have had as good, if not better, results with hulls than I did with perlite and vermiculite. As someone who has mixed tons and tons of commercial potting soil in the past, I appreciate using a product that won't kill me, if I don't wear an air mask!

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