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Prepare clay soil with mulch before planting hapuu fern

By Heidi Bornhorst

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 21, 2013

~~<p>Question: I bought some hapuu tree ferns at a home improvement store. What do I do to grow them? Put them in water? I live in lower Kalihi and my soil is kind of clay like. Should I add cinder to the planting puka? &mdash; Raymond, Kalihi</p>
<p>Answer: First, get some good quality mulch like monkeypod leaves, or buy some locally made mulch such as Menehune Magic in the purple bag from Hawaiian Earth. Cinder is also good to help your clay soil drain better.</p>
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Question: I bought some hapuu tree ferns at a home improvement store. What do I do to grow them? Put them in water? I live in lower Kalihi and my soil is kind of clay like. Should I add cinder to the planting puka? — Raymond, Kalihi

Answer: First, get some good quality mulch like monkeypod leaves, or buy some locally made mulch such as Menehune Magic in the purple bag from Hawaiian Earth. Cinder is also good to help your clay soil drain better. Login for more...



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