PREMIUM NEW ZEALAND TREE FERN FIBER - 4 QUART

SKU:
BIO-SUB-TRE-4QT
Availability:
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$10.99
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Weight:
20.00 Ounces
Width:
12.00 (in)
Height:
12.00 (in)
Depth:
3.00 (in)
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NEW ZEALAND TREE FERN FIBER

New Zealand tree fern fiber is very popular with Horticulturists, as well as reptile & Amphibian hobbyists. Use it by itself or in combination with other mediums to enhance soil properties, making the perfect soil consistency. New Zealand tree fern fiber is often used to cover landscape backgrounds in custom-made enclosures. New Zealand sourced Tree fern is unique because it is soft, porous, spongy, and long lasting with excellent water retention abilities. It's also highly resistant to degradation in damp and humid environments, making it a perfect long-lasting medium for tropical enclosures. The smell and texture of tree fern fiber encourages the natural burrowing behaviors in reptiles and amphibians. Tree fern fibers absorb waste and diminish odors while pulling double duty as the perfect growing media for many live plants, helping with aeration when using soil-less mixes.

Tree fern is a 100% natural product and sustainably farmed. because of sustainable harvesting, New Zealand tree fern is not subject to CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) protection.

*The mixture contains finely milled tree fern and larger particulate fern pieces.

Also available in [10 liter bags].

Benefits of use:

  • Excellent growing media for live plants
  • Supports the root fungal microbiome.
  • Promotes plant-microbiota interactions.
  • Neutral pH and ideal for humid environments.
  • Water retention with good drainage. 
  • Soft, porous, and spongy texture.
  • long-lasting resists degradation.

This video shows how Fernwood Products NZ Ltd employ low impact harvesting when sourcing suitable tree fern trunks from private landowners. All tree ferns are sustainably harvested is permitted the Ministry of Primary Industries.