Knowledge about Coco peat
Coco peat, also known as coir pith, coir fiber dust, or coir dust, is a natural fiber extracted from the husk of coconuts. It is a renewable resource that is widely used as a growing medium in horticulture, cultivation, and hydroponics. Coco peat used to be considered the waste product of the coconut industry but recently becomes increasingly popular as a soilless growing medium for plants. It is available in loosed and compressed forms which can directly use or hydrated by water to expand and fluff up before use.
What makes coco peat become popular in recent days?
+ Sustainability: coco peat is a renewable resource and causes minimal impact on the environment.
+ Water retention: Coco peat can hold up to 8-9 times its weight in water, making it an excellent choice for plants that require consistent moisture.
+ pH balance: Coco peat has a neutral pH, which can beneficial for many types of plants like strawberries, tomatoes, cucumbers, blueberries, capsicums, hemp, cannabis, etc.
+ Pest and disease resistance: Coco peat is naturally resistant to pests and diseases, making it a good choice for organic gardening.
+ Aeration: Coco peat has a light, airy texture that promotes good soil structure and allows for better oxygenation and root growth.
+ Versatility: Coco peat can uses in a variety of gardening applications, including container gardening, landscaping, and soil amendment.
How to make coco peat from coconut husk at home?
Here is the process of making cocopeat so easy at home:
Step 1: Harvest or collect coconut husk and the parts of the fiber separate from the nut. You need to clean through it first.
Step 2: Cutting: Separate the coconut husk and cut it into small square pieces. You can keep that shape and treat it to make mulching for your plants.
Step 3: Grind the square coconut pieces, then you will collect the peat and fiber parts.
Step 4: Soak the combined peat and fiber in water for a few days to soften them and facilitate the removal of the salt contents which will harm your plants if they not be treated completely.
Step 5: Drying the treated material in the sun to adjust the moisture content as expected
The finished product has a dark brown color and spongy texture. You can grow your plants directly but don’t forget to add more nutrients suitable for each of the plants’ needs.
Import Coco peat from Vietnam
Coco Coir Global factory has production facilities located in Ben Tre province in the Mekong Delta- Vietnam, which is known as the land of the Coconut trees. Surrounding our factory is forever green Coconut tree land. We select the best Coconut husk material for our factory’s Coco Coir Grow Media manufacturing.
We provide high-grade products that meet the highest standards in the Coir Substrate industry
+ Our products are washed and buffered with very low EC, stabilized pH levels, and extremely low Potassium and Sodium salts.
+ Each of our shipments is traceable and tested for microbes.
+ We also have our products tested for heavy metals and pesticide residues each quarter.
+ We are able to customize product specifications according to specific crops or customer requirements
Contact us to import the best coco peat from Vietnam here!
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