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Welcome to LAVA-LITE

Here you will find lots of information on our collection of horticulture products, including their benefits and uses.

What is LAVA-LITE?


LAVA-LITE Collection

What is LAVA-LITE?

All of our LAVA-LITE products are derived from volcanic deposits. They are all natural, lightweight and pH neutral.

We have meticulously curated a range of LAVA-LITE products that offer the horticultural world ecological solutions, including moisture management, frost protection, pest control and soil conditioning.

Our products are easy to use, provide great results and don’t require careful handling. In addition to this, our products are all non-toxic, making them child, pet and environmentally friendly.

As part of our passion and awareness for the wider world, we are working towards presenting all of our products in sustainable packaging.

Here at LAVA-LITE we never rest; continually researching further innovative products to add to our range, all of which will carry our 100% natural guarantee.

Choosing a LAVA-LITE product is a great decision.

Benefits of the LAVA-LITE collection

Benefits of LAVA-LITE

The LAVA-LITE collection of natural horticulture products has numerous benefits for both your indoor and outdoor plants.


Water & Oxygen retention


Thermal Protection

Improves drainage

Encourage nutrients


pH neutral


No special handling


Aquatic & Pet safe

Child safe

Does not degrade or decompose

Works with different watering regimes

The LAVA-LITE collection

The Horticulture Collection

Have a Question?

Some of the questions you've asked us.
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What is LAVA-LITE made from?

LAVA-LITE is a volcanic stone that has been formed naturally during a volcanic eruption and the aftermath. Unlike Perlite and Vermiculite, it doesn't need to be heat treated further for expansion. All LAVA-LITE products are 100% natural, inert and pH neutral.

Can I water on top of LAVA-LITE?

Absolutely. The porous nature of LAVA-LITE allows water to flow through it so that it can reach underneath. However, LAVA-LITE also has the ability to retain moisture so that plants can access water when they need to.

Can LAVA-LITE be used on vegetable plants?

Of course. LAVA-LITE can be used on all indoor/outdoor plants. We have tailored our products to make it easier for people to use them for a particular type of horticultural need. LAVA-LITE Hydro-Gro+ works well as a hydroponic grow media for certain vegetables.

I've noticed that my LAVA-LITE stone has gone brown on the top of my plants. Is this normal?

This is completely natural and nothing to worry about. It means the product is doing its job. What is happening is the tannins from the compost used around your plants are being drawn into the LAVA-LITE. Tannins are natural and is what gives tea and autumn leaves their colour.

I use a liquid feed on my plants. Can I use LAVA-LITE alongside the feed?

Yes. LAVA-LITE can be used alongside any feeding regime because of its inert and pH neutral qualities, giving you complete control over your regime. Please be aware that the LAVA-LITE may discolour if the feed has a colour to it.

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