Akadama is a well-known bonsai soil used by most of bonsai enthusiasts worldwide. The name Akadama means "red soil". We import this Ibaraki Akadama soil directly from Japan.
Akadama is a superior media for Bonsai, Adenium and Orchids that has been tested over the centuries in Japan. It is very porous and free draining yet retains moisture. This is small granule size Double Red Line Akadama
Akadama soil is mined in Japan from volcanic soil (island of Honshu, Mountain Akayi - near Tokyo). Once extracted its dried and sifted to various grain sizes.
Properties of Ibaraki Akadama:
Provides a good stability of your Bonsai trees, Adenium or Orchid plants Very good air permeability Nearly no tendency to soil compaction Excellent drainage properties (very good against root rot) High ability to hold nutrients in the soil Good buffering capacity against pH fluctuations