What is biochar?

Biochar is an organic compound made from carbon and ashes that is created from the combustion of biomass in an oxygen-limited environment. In simple terms, it is plant material that has been burned in a limited-oxygen environment, similar to charcoal.

When included in Frank's Soilless Mix, biochar encourages nutrient uptake, buffers the pH level of the mix, reduces salt build-up, and improves microbial activity.

While both types of Frank's Soilless Mix are great for your citrus tree, the addition of biochar will make your tree more efficient with absorbing nutrients (so fertilizing is needed less frequently), and it is especially useful if your tree is experiencing issues with the pH level of its soil.

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