Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500)

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  • Sub Brand: Cactus, Palm & Citrus Soil
  • Product Type: Potting Mix
  • Organic: No
  • Package Size: 8 qt.
  • Phosphorus Content: 0.04
  • Weight: 11.53 lb.
  • Nitrogen Content: 0.06
  • Moisture Control: Yes
  • Potassium Content: 0.02
  • Coverage Area: 8 qt bag fills two 8 inch pots sq. ft.
  • Fertilizer Enriched: Yes
  • Cactus, palm and citrus mix
  • Use when potting slow-growing plants requiring a fast- draining soil
  • A special blend of organic material - sand and Perlite
  • Feeds instantly - enriched with Miracle-Gro plant food


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Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500)
 
3.8

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (11)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

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    (1)

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    (4)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (11)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Quality (8)
  • Good directions (4)
  • Value (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

A great value for potting succulents!

I recently decided to try my hand at growing succulents indoors. This potting mix was a very inexpensive way to provide a soil that was just right for my succulents. I currently have 4...Read complete review

I recently decided to try my hand at growing succulents indoors. This potting mix was a very inexpensive way to provide a soil that was just right for my succulents. I currently have 4 plants in this mix and all are doing well. To buy and mix my own soil would be costly and I might not mix it correctly. The Miracle-Gro mix has provided a great potting mix to help keep my plants healthy and growing well while providing the right amount of drainage. I hope to add more succulents to my collection soon and plan to continue using Miracle-Gro Cactus, Palm, and Citrus Soil.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Full of spiders

I had two lemon trees I had started from seed a year ago. They were doing so well except the soil had fungus gnats from the Miracle Gro I had used. I tried everything...Read complete review

I had two lemon trees I had started from seed a year ago. They were doing so well except the soil had fungus gnats from the Miracle Gro I had used. I tried everything to get rid of the gnats. I finally decided to just start over. I very carefully removed the trees. Washed the roots. Got a new pot and new soil. Huge mistake. I left town for a few days and when I came back I was inspecting the soil and saw something move! I took a plastic fork and ruffed up the soil to find dozens of thumbnail sized spiders in the soil!! That was it!! I am SO done with Miracle Gro!

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5.0

The Perfect Soil For Cactus, Aloe and Other Desert Growing Plants

By GreenThumbChuck

from Western Washington state

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Effective
  • fool proof
  • Quality

Cons

  • small bag = expensive quantity

Best Uses

    Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

    I've used this a few times exclusively for...what it's made for, this last time, my nice Aloe plant that needed repotting. I've used this also on some of my cacti. My only real complaint is the size of the bag, which is too small and as such, too expensive. I'd prefer a size that was at a minimum twice as large as this one. But other than that, that's about my only complaint. Got a cacti or aloe plant of your own that needs repotting?? This is the soil to get for that and in my experience it works great!

     
    4.0

    Great for succulents, add grit for cactus

    By Krenny

    from Washington State

    Pros

    • Quality

    Cons

    • not enough grit for true cactus.

    Best Uses

      Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

      I love everything Miracle-Gro. The cactus potting mix needs grit or course sand added when potting true cacti. However, it is fine as is for other succulents. All cactus are succulents, but not all succulents are cactus.

       
      1.0

      Hate it!

      By JMR38

      from Rochester, NY, USA

      Pros

        Cons

        • attracts bugs
        • will never buy this product again

        Best Uses

          Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

          I bought 6 new cactus plants for indoors and potted them with Miracle Gro for cactus. Now I have little tiny gnats flying all over the house. Very disappointing.

           
          1.0

          Holy fungus flies

          By ZachR1922

          from Duluth, MN, USA

          Pros

            Cons

            • flies
            • sadness

            Best Uses

              Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

              Replanted two massive aloe plants using this soil. My mistake. I have never had a problem with flies in the ten years i have had these plant and within a week a storm of flies. Was looking for a soil with better drainage and was not expecting this

               
              1.0

              Gnats!

              By CharismaVixen

              from Fort Worth, TX, USA

              Pros

              • Value

              Cons

              • infested

              Best Uses

                Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                I feel like along with the soil, I purchased a gnat breeding ground. 3 months in and my carnivorous plant can't keep up with how much this stuff let's out. I'm sad I may have to replant my succulents in regular soil as this is the only cactus soil anyone local sells.

                 
                4.0

                Great for potted citrus and cact.

                By JanzHandz

                from Olivehurst, CA, USA

                Pros

                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                    This is nice and coarse with great drainage. My citrus are thriving. Just found this recently; my potted grapefruit is covered with blossoms.

                    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Full of spiders

                    By Gonequilting

                    from Kearney, NE, USA

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • bugsalways bugs
                      • Didn't work as expected

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                        I had two lemon trees I had started from seed a year ago. They were doing so well except the soil had fungus gnats from the Miracle Gro I had used. I tried everything to get rid of the gnats. I finally decided to just start over. I very carefully removed the trees. Washed the roots. Got a new pot and new soil. Huge mistake. I left town for a few days and when I came back I was inspecting the soil and saw something move! I took a plastic fork and ruffed up the soil to find dozens of thumbnail sized spiders in the soil!! That was it!! I am SO done with Miracle Gro!

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        Fungus Gnats love it!

                        By bbagin

                        from Waterford Township, MI, USA

                        Pros

                          Cons

                          • Didn't work as expected

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                            I have used this soil twice now, once for my pineapple plants and a few years later for my Snake plant. It is the worst for festering Fungus Gnats! Both times i have gotten colonies of those flys and only in the ones with this soil. All other plants in my house with standard potting soil didn't have a issue. Also i would assume a soil for desert plants would dry out easily, if find that it always seems damp. Adding to a environment that the gnats love.

                             
                            4.0

                            Awesome, wish it was bigger bag

                            By Anonymous

                            from Austin, TX, USA

                            Pros

                            • Effective
                            • Good directions
                            • Quality

                            Cons

                            • Value

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                              My banana tree loves this type of soil as it is well draining. Unfortunately, this tiny bag runs out fast. I think that you should at least produce a 16 qt bag. Palm trees and citruses tend to grow very big.

                               
                              5.0

                              Works Great and is Easy to use! - Sweepstakes Entry

                              By NachoATX

                              from Austin, TX, USA

                              Pros

                              • Easy to use
                              • quality
                              • value

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                  I have used this product a few times with transplant and it works great. Everything has made the moves with no issues. Sweepstakes Entry

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  helps your plants grow faster and stronger for all plants better than any other soil it's the only one I find that does nit create insects or parasite

                                  By tanya23

                                  from newton ma

                                  Pros

                                  • Effective

                                  Cons

                                  • best one i've used i swear by it

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                    Why this item doesn't come in a big bag is my biggest and only complaint

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    This product does what it says.

                                    By Planter

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Pros

                                    • easy to use
                                    • Effective
                                    • Good directions

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                        Drains out just like they said on package. The afternoon rain doesn't leave the soil to moist.

                                        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        This product makes plants grow bigger and better.

                                        By Judy72

                                        from Philadelphia, PA, USA

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Effective
                                        • Quality

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                            I used this when I repotted all of my cactus and succulents and it has always made such a difference in the health of my plants. In no time they go from small scrawny plants to big beautiful blooming specimens and many continue to produce blooms regularly. These were cheap plants on sale or clearance that I was told were very difficult to get to bloom and probably wouldn't. They were wrong. Poor plants just needed some love and miracle grow potting mix! Me and my plants are very happy with this product.

                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Perfect for Succulents

                                            By Arnski

                                            from Honolulu, HI

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy to Use
                                            • Effective

                                            Cons

                                            • none

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                              This is the perfect potting mix for my succulent garden! All-in-one mix

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              I've used this product with all three varieties of plants and have had great success. I'm most impressed with my Meyer lemon seedlings.

                                              By Brendag1101

                                              from Wausau, WI, USA

                                              Pros

                                              • Effective
                                              • Quality

                                              Cons

                                              • Can't think of any

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                                Very positive results with all 3 varieties of plants. Especially happy with my Meyer lemon seedlings.

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                great ratio of ingredients, no more issues with rot

                                                By tonik

                                                from Phoenix, AZ, USA

                                                Pros

                                                • Easy to use
                                                • Effective
                                                • Quality
                                                • value

                                                Cons

                                                • first soak takes a minute

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                                  i dont have to adjust the blend at all. my veitchia and ravenia seedlings love it. havent had issues with rot as before with some of my palms. no frond tip damage either. good.

                                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  Healthy plants

                                                  By mariepowell

                                                  from Santa Cruz, CA, USA

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Effective
                                                  • Quality

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                                      A few months ago I started a cactus and succulent garden. Miracle-Gro Potting Mix has kept them all looking healthy and has promoted rapid growth. The plants seem to be loving their soil!

                                                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Great medium for our succulents.

                                                      By jorr

                                                      from Omaha, NE, USA

                                                      Pros

                                                      • drained well
                                                      • Easy to use
                                                      • Effective
                                                      • Good directions
                                                      • value

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                          Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                                          Soil drained well and added balanced nutrients to establish our succulents before we planted them in our terrariums.

                                                          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                                           
                                                          5.0

                                                          A great value for potting succulents!

                                                          By Anonymous

                                                          from Marietta, OK 73448, USA

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Easy to use
                                                          • Effective
                                                          • Good directions
                                                          • Quality
                                                          • value

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                              Comments about Miracle Gro® Cactus, Palm & Citrus Potting Mix (72078500):

                                                              I recently decided to try my hand at growing succulents indoors. This potting mix was a very inexpensive way to provide a soil that was just right for my succulents. I currently have 4 plants in this mix and all are doing well. To buy and mix my own soil would be costly and I might not mix it correctly. The Miracle-Gro mix has provided a great potting mix to help keep my plants healthy and growing well while providing the right amount of drainage. I hope to add more succulents to my collection soon and plan to continue using Miracle-Gro Cactus, Palm, and Citrus Soil.

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