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Can anyone tell me the differences between John Innes 1 , 2 and 3 and what situations you'd use them in??



JI Seed Compost is for sowing seeds; JI Cutting Compost is for rooting cuttings; JI No 1 Potting Compost is for pricking out young plants; JI No 2 Potting Compost is for potting on; JI No 3 Potting Compost is for established plants and shrubs; and JI Ericaceous Compost is for plants which cannot tolerate lime.

Also have look at this site where info above is from

3 Feb, 2011


As Steve says. JI#1 has 1 unit of fertiliser; JI#2 has 2 units of fertiliser and JI#3 has 3 units of fertiliser.

3 Feb, 2011


That makes sense then, thank you!
That'll be why my fruit trees needed No3, they shouldn't need replanting in a hurry :)

6 Feb, 2011

How do I say thanks?

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