Coco Coir Blocks are Odorless, 100% organic (OMRI certified), biodegradable growing medium holds over 500% water retaining capacity with acceptable pH and low EC for plant growth.
Potting mixes – Green houses – Hydroponics growing media – Seeding nurseries – Horticulture and floriculture applications – Amending clay soils – Bedding for worms and reptiles. Used by home gardeners, indoor and outdoor; by nursery and garden center professions; and lawn and golf course maintenance professionals.
Usage Directions Slowly pour warm water (8 gallons) over the compressed block of coconut peat fiber, allowing water to absorb without runoff. Slowly break the block by hand until it becomes light and spongy before using the medium in planting containers. Periodic fertilizer application is required. Avoid excessive watering.
Weight : 5 KG (+/- 200 grams)
Volume : 13 to 15 L per one KG volume
Porosity Level: Air Filled Porosity 10-12%
Benefits of coco coir/peat include:
High water retaining capacity
Acceptable pH & low EC for plant growth
Excellent wettability, superior to peat
Ability to retain nutrients against leaching and to buffer supply
Good drainage / aeration
Less shrinkage & Light weight
Retains physical properties longer
Prevents pests, weeds, or diseases
Odorless and pleasant to handle
Natural and renewable resource
Uniform in composition
Promotes strong root growth and plant vigor.