HAECKELS

Blean Woods Candle Mycelium

BLEAN WOODS: One of our strangest locations out of all our perfumes, this place is a historical part of a town where the present and the past sit side by side; The location is surrounded by large pine trees which have been standing for many years whilst between these larger trees grows a huge number of unusual and unexpected trees which have thrived through cross-pollination and careful tending.

The natural core of the landscape, a location that is further inland than any other scent we have created and by far the most undisturbed. The citrus freshness of the crab apple sits within an ancient forest, the sound of a nearby stream and small creatures will soothe and relax you as you examine the range of indigenous trees, plants and herbs that surround you.

Ferns and purple orchids grow along the path whilst further in the distance silver birch, hornbeam and crab apple trees thrive. In a clearing amongst this natural and undisturbed beauty lies the remnants of an abandoned campfire with large logs gathered around the central point of charred wood and ashes.

HOW TO USE: For the first time that you burn your Haeckels candle, allow it to burn for at least two hours, or until the whole top is liquid with wax. This allows for an even burn the next time it is used.

Top: fruity, warm and citrus
Heart: green, smoked moss
Base: woody and clear

PACKAGING SCIENCE: Mycelium is the root system of mushrooms (fungi) and is usually found underground where its tiny white threads weave together. Within our packaging, these threads intertwine with agricultural waste such as sawdust, flax and hemp husks and are left to grow around a mould for a period of time. Once the whole mould has turned white it means that the Mycelium has fully encompassed the form and is acting like glue. It is then removed from the mould and left to grow for an additional short period of time, so it takes on the lovely velvety texture. Once it has been dried, the final product is lightweight, yet fire and impact resistant. After being used for its intended purpose, it can be reused, composted or planted in your garden to improve soil quality.


Seed Paper: Our seed paper is made from recycled paper pulp mixed with wild flower seeds. When feeling green-fingered, place the paper on top of a pot of compost and water well. Make sure the paper has access to light and warmth and keep the soil moist. Once the seedlings have grown big enough, you can transfer them to your garden for the birds and bees to enjoy!

  • Candles
  • 270 ml
  • Country of Origin: UK