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Nov 1, 2010 10:42 AM CST
Name: Melissa E. Keyes
St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Zone 11
Hi, Silvina,

Al isn't here much. So sorry no one has spoken to you. I found Cactus mix to be very unsuitable for Adeniums.

If you can find a farm store, coarse grit, fo chickens/turkeys is good, about 30% of your mix.

Final mix for permanent plants.....1/3 perlite, 1/3 ProMix and 1/3rd poultry grit. You can find poultry grit at any farm supply store. If you can't find poultry grit, aquarium gravel is the same thing, just more expensive. If neither poultry grit or perlite is available, then a bag of pea gravel from Lowe's would work. I'm sure you see where this is going. Make sure water doesn't stand in the mix. Point is, we use what we have available. Think drainage, drainage, and more drainage.

Adeniums need water but cannot stand in water.

Hope this helps!
Melissa

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