RMS 178 Spec Growing Media

This product is used as a general garden mix, turf underlay or topdressing compliant with the current RMS-R178 specification.

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Description

Specification – S20. RMS R178 Growing Media


Part A: “Fit-for-purpose” Performance Description

This product is used as a general garden mix, turf underlay or topdressing compliant with the current RMS-R178 specification.


Part B: Product Specification (Technical parameters)

Analysis



Physical

Organic Matter

%w/w

15-20

 
Bulk Density

kg/l

0.7-0.85

 
Wettability

mm/min

240-280

 
Permeability

cm/hr

25-40

 






Chemical

pH in water (1:5)

pH Units

6.3-6.7

 
Electrical Conductivity – (1:1.5)

dS/m

<0.6

 
Phosphorus (P)

mg/L

1.0-2.5

 
NDI



0.5-0.7



Part C:

This formulation is low in organic matter and contains a low nutrient profile. Plant nutrient requirements specific to each project design must be considered in association with this mix.