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  SAB Peat Moss  
 

 
 


The Right Product For Every Application.

Plantaflor SAB will make your plants grow by using products made up from the best raw materials. Thus guaranteeing optimum results for all application. We meet the needs of specialized suppliers and professional horticulturists as well as hobby gardeners. Controlled production and strict quality checks guarantee consistently high standard of our products for every type of culture.

Application

This white peat is ideal for producing your own cultivation substrates, e.g. for special cultivations and acid loving plants. When used to enhance the soil, it increases the humus level and improves the storage capacity for water and nutrients.

Composition and Structure

Slightly decomposed latvian high bog peat (white peat) fractioned by use of a star sieve. Available in various sieve fractions / grain sizes. Corresponding sieve fraction stated in the side fold of the packaging.

We supply the following sieve fractions:
Standard 0 - 40 mm
Fine:
0 - 7 mm
Medium:
7 - 20 mm
Coarse:
20 - 40 mm

 
 
Specification:
Degree of decomposition:
H2 - H5
Organic matter:
95 - 99 weight % (dry)
Total nitrogen (N):
approx. 1 weight % (dry)
Ash:
1 - 5 weight %
Water holding capacity:
45 - 55 vol. %
Exchange capacity: 100 - 150 mval / 100 g org. Matter (dry)
Volume / weight ratio: 60 - 90 g/l (dry)
Humidity:
40 - 50 % approx.

Available Packaging: from 10 - 6000 L
 
 
Chemical Properties:
pH value (CaC2) approx. 3,0
pH value (H2O) approx. 3,5
Salt level* (KCl) < 0,4 g/l

(* calculated from the conductitivity of the human acid)

 
 
Soluble Nutrients Available To The Plants (as per VDLUFA, Germany):
Nitrogen (N) < 50 mg/l
Phosphate (P2O5) < 30 mg/l
Potassium oxide (K2O) < 40 mg/l

The peed is free of seeds, nematodes, and free of plant-injurious matters. The value of radioactivity is below the value, which is permissable for food. Without anorganic fertilizers.

 

 
  Analysis Certificate for SAB Turba Peat 340:
Baltic (Latvian) high bog peat degree of decomposition H 2 - H5
Structure: 0 - 40 mm

Chemical properties:
Volume weight (g/l) dry < 55 – 90
Porosity (vol %) 95 – 98
Water volume (%) 40 – 80
Air volume (%) 16 – 55
Nitrogen (N) < 50mg/l
Nitrogen Total 0,02 – 0,04 weight-%
Phosphate (P2O5) < 50 mg/
Phosphate Total 0,01 – 0,02 weight-%
Potassium (K2O) < 50 mg/l
Potassium Total 0,02 – 0,05 weight-%
Organic Carbon (C) 55 – 60 weight-%
Organic Matter 90 - 95 weight-%
EC-value
(1:3,6 v/v; μS/cm)
< 150
pH-value (CaCl2) approx. 2,5 - 3,5
pH-value (H2O) approx. 3,0 - 4,0

As: 2,0 mg/kg Pb: < 0,05 mg/kg Dry Matter
Ni: 2,0 mg/kg Cd: < 0,25 mg/kg Dry Matter
Co: 0,3 mg/kg    
Hg: 0,03 mg/kg Na+: < 2 %
Cr: < 0,05 mg/kg Dry Matter Cl: < 2 %

The product is free of hormones, e-coli, salmonella, brucella, seedweed alive, nematode eggs and cyst nematodes. The value of radioactivity is below the value that is permissible for food.

 
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