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  • A mulch of natural origin, inalterable and decorative.

    Expanded Schist is a rock that comes mainly from the ‘Mayenne’, an area in the west of France. It is used as a mulch in gardens, around trees, shrubs or existing flowering borders. This rock has a neutral PH and does not degrade over time. It can also be used for re-potting, as a compost aerator or a draining layer at the bottom of pots.

    Expanded Schist is appreciated for its brown/crimson purple tint. It is also used to delimit plants in the lawn, thus highlighting the natural colour of your plants.

    In the same way as canvas, the use of schist as a mulching has many advantages:
    - Limits weeds’ growth by covering the soil.
    - Retains soil humidity, thus reducing watering.
    - Insulates plants roots to protect them against heat and frost.
    - Avoids asphyxia and roots rot (if used at the re-potting time).

    It is recommended to spread a layer of schist of about 4/5 cm in depth around your plants. Before spreading, remember to hoe and weed the soil.

    Density: 0,7 Kg / Litre.
    Quantity needed for 1 m²: 40 to 50 Litres (28 to 35 kg).
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  • Expanded Schist - 9 Litres
    Expanded Schist - 9 Litres

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