Terra-Sorb, 4-1/2 Lb. Jar

Terra-Sorb, 4-1/2 Lb. Jar

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Drought-Proof Crystals Protect Plants for 5 Years

  • Reduce watering chores and ensure plants get the water they need, when they need it
  • Protect valuable landscape plants the way that pros do
  • Also highly effective for container-grown plants
  • Works for five years, then breaks down into fertilizer, not salt

Commercial landscapers rely on Terra-Sorb to protect plants in heat-stressed, drought-prone situations such as city parks and traffic medians. These non-toxic crystals absorb up to 200 times their weight in water, then release it gradually as plants need it. And because it contains potassium-based polymers instead of sodium-based, it breaks down into fertilizer instead of soil-damaging salts.

  • Mix in 1 pound per 100 square feet in the garden; 1 teaspoon per dry gallon of soil in containers
  • Super-absorbent hydrogel (potassium-based polymers)

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Terra-Sorb
 
4.7

(based on 195 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Conserves water (163)
  • Easy to use (30)
  • Weather proof (13)
  • A little goes a long way (3)
  • Time saver (3)

Cons

  • Inefficient (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor garden (149)
  • Household plants (114)
  • Hanging baskets (6)
  • Outdoor pots (5)
  • Container gardening (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (139), Getting started (29), Master gardener (18), Professional landscaper (4)

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5.0

Terra-Sorb

By Dr. Truth

from Gary IN

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Conserves Water
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Hanging baskets
    • Outdoor Garden

    Comments about Terra-Sorb:

    It keeps baskets from drying out quickly.

     
    5.0

    Cuts Watering Time at least 50%

    By Em

    from Manquin, VA

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Conserves Water

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Household Plants
      • Outdoor Garden
      • Put In Pots Raised Beds

      Comments about Terra-Sorb:

      I put in all my pots, raised beds, window boxes...anything that gets a lot of sun or heat. It's marvelous, easy to use and mix with potting soil. Much better than buying it already mixed.

       
      5.0

      best buy

      By Geneva

      from Charlotte, NC

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Conserves Water
      • Easy To Use
      • Large Size Is Good Buy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Household Plants
        • Outdoor Garden
        • Saves Money And Time

        Comments about Terra-Sorb:

        Have used this for years and discovered I was out when starting to pot annuals. Had trouble finding locally and then had to pay a ridiculous price for a small amount. It really makes a difference in how often you have to water.

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Terra-Sorb

        By Lin

        from Scottsdale, Arizona

        About Me Getting Started

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Nice To Be In A Jar

        Cons

        • Poor Quality

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Garden

        Comments about Terra-Sorb:

        Very expensive product

         
        5.0

        Never pot plants without this product!

        By Lauro

        from Massapequa, NY

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Conserves Water
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor Garden

          Comments about Terra-Sorb:

          I use Terra-Sorb when I pot all of my outdoor plants. it really helps the pots retain moisture, even in full sun, and tremendously reduces the frequency of watering. I also use this in my reservoir hanging planters, and I have very healthy plants.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          I love this stuff

          By Caryne

          from Beachwood, NJ

          About Me Avid Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor Garden

            Comments about Terra-Sorb:

            I use this every yr. To plant new flowers and perk up perennials. It helps keep plants regulated when you can't always water.

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for reducing watering needs

            By Jootsey

            from Oconto, WI

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                  This gets mixed into the potting soil when preparing the container. Simply mix with soil.

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great product for hot climates

                  By Deb

                  from Hamburg, Arkansas

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Conserves Water
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Keeps Moisture Level Even
                  • Saves Time Spent Watering
                  • Weather Resistant

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Easier To Maintain Plants
                    • Household Plants
                    • Outdoor Garden

                    Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                    I add this product to all my potted plants. I live in a very hot climate, and this keeps the moisture level even and reduces the time I spend watering. I also add it to the hole before I plant caladiums, since they love moisture and when the temperature hits over 100, its not easy to keep things moist. I buy the large container and it lasts me for two years, even though I have many pots and flower beds.

                     
                    5.0

                    Terra-Sorb is a must for gardens

                    By Cari

                    from Capac, Micigan

                    About Me Avid Gardener

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Conserves Water
                    • Easy To Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Household Plants
                      • Outdoor Garden

                      Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                      Terra-Sorb is easy to use and will your plants of all kinds make it through the dry stretches.

                      (11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Fabulous! I LOVE these!

                      By Floralgal

                      from Elizabeth, CO

                      About Me Master Gardener

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Conserves Water
                      • Easy To Use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Hanging baskets
                        • Patio pots

                        Comments about Terra-Sorb:

                        *My best hint for using these crystals is to SOAK THEM FIRST! I keep a bucket with a lid for these - put in a few maybe 1/4 cup and fill the bucket half full or more with water and let them expand until they look like big clear ice (amazing how much they soak up) - before I mix them into my potting soil. So I never get too much volume which might overflow the pot.*
                        These crystals are fabulous for sunny patio pots and hanging baskets that were impossible to keep watered in the hot Colorado summer sun. I love annual gardens and plant about a dozen pots every year. Later in the summer, when the plants are fully grown and the sun is at it's hottest, even watering twice a day couldn't prevent wilting and drying. But now, with these crystals once a day is usually enough to keep my pots in perfect lush condition - even my driest and most difficult huge clay pot! Now with Terra-Sorb ...Success! Love that they break down into safe fertilizer also!

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