Perlite Soil Preparation

By Emir

Since every detail is important this tutorial will teach you how to prepare perlite soil for the use.

Step 1

Bill of materials

  • Assembled pipes for perlite
  • Perlite
  • Rainwater or distilled water
  • Water with nutrients
Step 2

Rinsing and cleaning perlite

Before you put a plant into the perlite, it should first be cleaned and rinsed.

The best type of water to use is rainwater or distilled water.

Rinse perlite thoroughly two times.

Third rinse should be with already prepared water that is going to be used in the tank, with added nutrients and regulated pH between 6.2 and 6.5.

Step 3

Fill pipes with perlite

After cleaning the perlite, transfer it to the tank where vegetables will be planted.

Before planting, fill this tank with solution in which nutrients are added and pH value is regulated (between 6.2 and 6.5).

After a few hours, the tank is ready for planting.

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