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Product Info:

Suregreen offer three variants of Melcourt Compost:

  • Award-winning SylvaGrow Multipurpose Compost ideal for almost every landscaping application
  • Topgrow compost which has been specially formulated to help support the growth of trees and shrubs
  • Sylvagrow Ericaceous Compost perfect for lime-hating plants

All three are RHS-endorsed (the only growing media in the UK!), FSC-certified and are 100% peat-free.


SylvaGrow Multipurpose Compost (Sustainable Growing Medium):

SylvaGrow is the perfect compost for those gardens who are passionate about the environment, a quality peat-free compost suitable for a wide range of garden applications. Melcourt SylvaGrow® has consistently won "Which Best Buy" for 5 years in a row. Melcourt SylvaGrow consists of a unique blend of fine bark, wood fiber (bi-products of sustainably managed British forests) and coir (from a single, known source).

It contains balanced nutrients sufficient for the first 6 weeks of growth. This growing medium is widely used throughout the UK by professional growers and is suitable for a wide range of uses around the garden. This growing medium is widely used
throughout the UK by professional growers and is suitable for a wide range of uses around the garden. Melcourt SylvaGrow® contains no peat or green waste compost.

How to Use

Melcourt SylvaGrow can be used for seed sowing, pricking out, potting containers and hanging baskets, cuttings, raised beds and as a planting medium to add valuable organic matter and nutrients.  Check out the full guide on how to use SylvaGrow Compost for these purposes here.


TopGrow Compost:

Melcourt Topgrow is a carefully formulated tree and shrub planting compost.  It is 100% peat-free and contains a balance of slow-release nutrients, used to aid the successful establishment of newly planted trees and shrubs. Melcourt TopGrow Compost conforms to British Standards and is virtually stone free. 

This free-flowing and easy to handle compost has been processed from natural, British sustainable materials, bark and green compost, all adding valuable organic matter thus aiding nutrient retention and water-holding capacity of the soil. 

How to Use:

• Excavate a planting pit several sizes larger than root ball
• Blend Topgrow with the excavated soil taking care not to smear the edges or base of the planting pit
• Normal soil (loam) 1 part Melcourt Topgrow to 4 parts soil.
• Difficult soil (sand & clay) : 1 part Melcourt Topgrow to 3 partssoil
• For best results, apply a mulch from Melcourt’s range of Landscape Mulches 

Check out the full guide on how to use Topgrow Compost here.


SylvaGrow Ericaceous Compost:

SylvaGrow Ericaceous Compot is the ideal growing medium for lime-hating plants.  This professional, top-quality, 100% peat-free ericaceous compost is s ideal for growing rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, camellias and other lime-hating plants in tubs and containers and for planting out.

Using aunique blend of fine bark, wood fibre (bi-products of sustainably managed British forests) and coir (from a single, known source), this Melcourt Ericaceous Compost contains balanced nutrients sufficient for the first 4 - 6 weeks of growth.

How to Use

Melcourt SylvaGrow Ericaceous Compost can be used for potting containers and tubs, cuttings, raised beds and as a platning medium for lime-hating plants in order to add valuable organic mattr and nutrients to acidic soils.  Check out the full guide on how to use Ericaceous Compost here.

Technical Information:

SylvaGrow Multipurpose Compost (Sustainable Growing Medium):

  • Main constituents: coniferous bark, wood fibre, coir
  • Nominal particle size range: 0-6mm
  • Bulk density: 420 grams per litre
  • Moisture content by weight: 50%
  • Wetting agent: yes
  • Air-filled porosity: 21%
  • pH: 6.5

TopGrow Compost:

  • Main constituents: mature mixed-conifer bark and green compost
  • Nominal particle size range: 0-10mm
  • Bulk density: 420-470kg/m³
  • Dry matter: 50%
  • Organic matter: 80%
  • pH: 6.5-7.5

SylvaGrow Ericaceous Compost:

  • Main constituents: coniferous bark, wood fibre, coir
  • Nominal particle size range: 0-6mm
  • Bulk density: 420 grams per litre
  • Moisture content by weight: 50%
  • Wetting agent: yes
  • Air-filled porosiy: 21%
  • pH: 5.8

Features & benefits:

  • All available in 50L bags - perfect for use around the garden
  • Melcourt SylvaGrow has won Which? Gardening Best Buy for 6 years in a row
  • All of our Melcourt composts are RHS-endorsed and FSC-certified

SylvaGrow Multipurpose Compost (Sustainable Growing Medium):

  • Provided in a handy 50L bag
  • Widely used throughout the UK by professional growers
  • Suitable for a wide range of uses around the garden including potting-on, planting out and as a growing bag
  • Contains balanced nutrients sufficient for the first 4-6 weeks of growth
  • 100% peat-free and contains no green waste
  • Endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society

TopGrow Compost:

  • Provided in a handy 50L bag
  • Improves the soil quality, when planting bare root, root balled and container-grown trees and shrubs, from transplants and whips, up to semi mature subject
  • Processed from natural, British sustainable materials, bark and green compost
  • Easy to mix and incorporate, using simple tools
  • Proven to be successful and effective in use
  • Provides long-term, slow release of nutrients
  • Adds valuable organic mtter thus aiding nutrient retention and water-holding capacity
  • Endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society

SylvaGrow Ericaceous Compost:

  • Provided in a handy 50L bag
  • Ideal for growing rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, camellias and other lime-hating plants
  • Suitable for growing in tubs and containers and for planting out
  • Superb quality, 100% peat-free compost used by professionals
  • Endorsed by the Royal Horticultural Society

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