PittMoss® is a revolutionary product designed to be used as a plant growing substrate. It is made of recycled newspaper and helps plants develop stronger root systems and uniform growth. PittMoss® is the product of decades of experimentation to find the ideal growing medium to encourage healthy plant development while practicing a more responsible use of our natural resources.
PittMoss® helps plants grow better due to its unique properties:
As a manufactured fiber produced in a controlled environment, PittMoss® is:
PittMoss® is one of the most sustainable innovations in modern horticulture because it:
Peat Moss plus PittMoss® is a next generation innovation for the horticulture industry.
While peatlands account for only 3% of the Earth’s surface, they hold, or sequester, nearly 33% of the world’s stored soil carbon. When harvested, organic materials are used, thus impacting natural habitats and releasing carbon that has been stored for eons. Adding PittMoss® to the mix helps stretch our natural resources and reduce any harmful impact without introducing any new potentially damaging side-effects.
Commercial growers can extend the shelf-life of plants by using PittMoss®. Stronger root systems and drought tolerance created by the more hydrophilic properties of PittMoss can help plants stay healthier in transit and last longer in retail environments.