Nerine sarniensis

Arnold Trachtenberg
Mon, 07 Nov 2005 17:38:06 PST

Unless we are suffering from some international misunderstanding my 
definition of muriate of potash is KCl..

See below:

"Muriate of Potash: It's odd how this old-fashioned name remains in use! 
Muriate comes from Muria, the Latin for brine. Muriate of potash is 
potassium chloride containing between 50 and 60 per cent potash. It was 
deposited eons ago by ancient seas and should be considered a natural 
product, blessed by organocultists, but it is not. Its chlorine content 
passes off rapidly when applied to soil. As explained under soil 
organisms, however, muriate of potash is harmful to certain beneficial 
bacteria. Some authorities think sulfate of potash makes a better potash 


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