What is special about John Innes?
John Innes composts were developed in the 1930’s. They are based on a traditional mixture of loam, sand or grit and peat. With a balance of nutrients, this formula will ensure strong, healthy plants.
What is the difference between John Innes 1, 2 and 3?
John Innes No 1 is perfect for young plants and root cuttings and John Innes No 2 is perfect for re-potting, whilst John Innes No 3 is perfect for the final potting of mature plants.
What can John Innes No 1 be used for?
John Innes No.1 Compost is suitable for young plants. It is typically used for pricking out or potting-up young seedlings or rooted cuttings and short-term potting such as for bedding plants or vegetable transplants which will subsequently be planted out.