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Sphagnum moss vs Peat moss for air layering
#359265 Aug 5th, 2012 at 02:14 AM
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I'm trying my first hand at air laying...specifically a guava tree (for now).

Which is a better medium to use for this? Sphagnum moss or the peat pellet moss. Is there an advantage of one over the other?

By the way, I live in the Los Angeles case that makes a difference in which one to use.

Thanks in advance for any advice.

Last edited by SideoutCA; Aug 5th, 2012 at 02:15 AM.
Re: Sphagnum moss vs Peat moss for air layering
SideoutCA #359267 Aug 5th, 2012 at 03:11 AM
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Welcome, Sideout. I am not sure which medium is best. I also live in Ca, Cajon Pass. I have trouble keeping both of these damp enough for long enough in my natural wind tunnel to have them take root. When I had access to a greenhouse, life was easier. I took cuttings of guavas and just rooted them in pots one year.
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