Why do some store bought plants have what looks like Styrofoam little balls in t

  1. Etherealenigma profile image80
    Etherealenigmaposted 7 years ago

    Why do some store bought plants have what looks like Styrofoam little balls in them in the soil?...

    What is that, and is it necessary for plants?

  2. pork22 profile image66
    pork22posted 7 years ago

    It helps keep the soil loose to assist with its roots and drainage. You could also use perlite.

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