Black Gold®

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Since 1986, Black Gold® has been Sun Gro’s top seller. The line consists of many high-quality soilless mixes, amendments and fertilizers that home growers have come to rely on year after year. Award-winning packaging and premium products have led to the iconic appeal of Black Gold®, and our organic lines have gained even more attention because they are OMRI listed.

At Black Gold, we believe in educating our customers by providing a steady stream of helpful tips and ideas for consumers through expert-driven blogs and events. On our website, visitors will find top TV and radio gardening personalities praising our products. They put their reputations behind Black Gold® because they want their gardening viewers and listeners to succeed with the best products on the market.



  • BLACK GOLD® All Purpose Potting Mix 0.13 - 0.04 - 0.13

    This nutrient-rich blend is great for indoor and outdoor container plantings. It provides superior moisture retention, excellent drainage and is specially formulated with a controlled release fertilizer that feeds plants for up to six months.

  • BLACK GOLD® Moisture Supreme Container Mix 0.10 - 0.06 - 0.13

    Black Gold® Moisture Supreme Container Mix is specifically formulated for all your patio plants, hanging baskets and window boxes.

  • BLACK GOLD® Garden Soil 0.05 - 0.02 - 0.05

    Regionally formulated by professional horticulturists to best suit your local garden soils.

  • BLACK GOLD® African Violet Potting Mix 0.1-0.0-0.0

    Picky African violets thrive in this blend which maintains a good balance between porosity and organic matter for happy, blooming plants with beautiful foliage.It is also suited to Gloxinia, Sinningia, Streptocarpus and other gesneriads and sensitive container plants.

  • BLACK GOLD® Cactus Mix 0.07 - 0.0 - 0.0

    This fast-draining medium formulation is ideal for succulent plants. Its balanced blend of perlite/pumice or cinders, earthworm castings and compost encourages vigorous growth while ensuring ample aeration and drainage that most cacti, bromeliads and succulents require to thrive.

  • BLACK GOLD® Orchid Mix

    Recommended for terrestrial to semi-terrestrial orchids, this premium quality special blend contains added lime, to regulate pH and is highly recommended for Cymbidium, Paphiopedilum, and Phaius orchid species, among others.

  • BLACK GOLD® Natural & Organic Potting Mix 0.05 - 0.0 - 0.0

    Made from the finest ingredients, our Natural & Organic Potting Mix is an all-purpose mix recommended for containers and raised beds and ensures good aeration.

  • BLACK GOLD® Waterhold Cocoblend Potting Mix

    Our all-natural Waterhold Cocoblend Potting Mix naturally retains water and has added beneficial ingredients for optimal growth and aeration.

  • BLACK GOLD® Seedling Mix

    This highly refined, organic seedling mix is excellent for root growth for newly germinated seedlings, has low-salt and is fine, yet porous and water-retentive and has an organic wetting agent to ensure uniform water penetration.

  • BLACK GOLD® Just Coir

    This natural soil amendment with high water-holding capacity is pure, processed, coconut coir. We take the highest quality coir, and reconstitute it into a user-friendly, ready-to-use growing amendment.

  • BLACK GOLD® Garden Compost Blend

    All-natural and rich in organics, Black Gold® Garden Compost offers a mixture of peat moss and aged compost to improve soil moisture retention, aeration and drainage.

  • BLACK GOLD® Earthworm Castings Blend 0.8-0.0-0.0

    This enriching soil amendment is great for use as a top-dressing.

  • BLACK GOLD® Perlite

    A natural mineral used to improve the drainage and aeration of any growing mix, perlite is a lightweight, expanded volcanic rock. Its high porosity makes it suitable for rooting cuttings.

  • BLACK GOLD® Vermiculite

    A naturally occurring mineral, vermiculite is highly absorbent, lightweight and an essential part of many professional soilless growing mixes. CEC (Cation Exchange Capacity) for better fertilizer retention and release when used in the potting mix, When used alone, it is perfect for rooting cuttings.

  • BLACK GOLD® Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss Plus

    100% Canadian Sphagnum peat moss, the best all-purpose natural soil conditioner, is particularly suited to acid-loving plants, can slightly lower the pH of alkaline. soils and is ideal for improving water retention and aeration in garden soil.

  • BLACK GOLD® Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss

    100% Canadian Sphagnum peat moss, the best all-purpose natural soil conditioner, is particularly suited to acid-loving plants, can slightly lower the pH of alkaline soils, and is ideal for improving water retention and aeration in garden soil.