Ready-for-use peat substrates have a number of advantages:
- they are made of high-quality white sphagnum peat;
- they do not require addition of lime and they are adjusted for pH;
- they contain superficially active substances (wetting agent);
- they contain complex water-soluble N-P-K fertilizers;
- they contain micro-nutrients;
- they do not contain seeds of weeds and phytopathogenic microorganisms (causative agents of plant diseases);
- they do not contain heavy metal ions.