If you combine equal amounts of John Innes No.1 with John Innes No. 3 you will get the equivalent to John Innes No.2 - simples! With this bundle and the seed and cutting compost you can cater for your whole growing cycle until planting out. Now for the science bit! John Innes compost is a formula based compost and marketed by most wholesale compost producers. In simple terms it consists of loam, peat, and sand plus increasing (as the John Innes Number increases) the amount of nutrient per cubic metre of mix, ground limestone, hoof and horn meal, superphosphate, potassium sulphate. So by adding equal amounts of JI1 to JI3 you get the exact proportions of JI2 and a small saving on the single bag prices!. For more details see the description below.

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Great well-draining compost for healthy plants when potting on.

John Innes No 2 Potting On Compost is the perfect medium for potting on young plants. It contains enough feed for five weeks. so helps develop strong healthy plants  The level of peat it contains makes for better moisture and nutrient retention, and for an all round more consistent growing medium.
John Innes No 2 Potting On Compost provides a medium amount nutrients, slightly more than the Young Plant Compost John Innes No 1, the ideal amount for young plants. The water holding capacity and aeration is still an ideal balance, providing the perfect environment for healthy root system and aiding in young plant establishment and development.
John Innes No 2 Potting On Compost has a comprehensive range of nutrients for strong and healthy plant development and the pH level is neutral to slightly acidic, the optimum level to ensure the correct amount of nutrients are freely available for uptake.