Coco peat is a very popular growing medium for sustainable gardens, urban rooftop gardens, hydroponics and potting soil due to its superior propert...View full details
Coco Peat - Sustainable Farming
Cocopeat is a natural fibre made out of coconut husks that makes an excellent growing medium for hydroponics or container plant growing. Clean coir has natural rooting hormones and anti-fungal properties.. The extraction of the coconut fibre from husks gives us this by-product called cocopeat. Cocopeat is a 100% natural growing medium. This cocopeat dried in the natural sun, are processed to produce different items namely cocopeat block, cocopeat briquettes, cocopeat tablets etc.
The various usages of cocopeat is given below :- How does Coco Peat do this?
The properties of Coco Peat make it resistant to bacterial and fungal growth.
Coco Peat holds water rather than shedding it like traditional peat does! It holds 8-9 times it's weight in water.
Coco Peat has the ability to store and release nutrient to plants for extended periods of time. It also has great oxygenation properties which is important for healthy root development.
It has a pH of 5.2-6.8 which is neutral to slightly acidic. This makes it great for alkaline garden soils.
Easy to use! Just put your compressed Coco Peat brick in a container, add 4 quarts of warm water and let it sit until the water is absorbed, fluff it up and you are ready to use Coco Peat!
Coco Peat can even be reused for up to 4 years!
It makes a great bedding material for worm bins! It's actually good for them and increases worm growth by 25%.
Coco Peat is very slow to disintegrate; it only begins to break down when it is 10 years old, long term benefits.
It is very light and easy to handle.
It can be combined with any of the normal ingredients and use as a mixer or a stand-alone product.