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Coco-peat for agriculture, gardening, potting and landscaping

 

Coir Peat is made from the husk of coconuts, and is a by-product of the coconut industry in India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and other countries. The coconut husk yields longer coir fibres, used for making ropes, matting, netting etc. Previously the non-fibrous material (a corky, pith like material) was dumped, but now it is screened to give consistent particle size and organic matter content, and baled for use as an alternative to peat moss. Since its introduction to the market, Coir Peat has found uses in many horticultural applications – including greens constructions.

coir peat grow pots
coir peat grow pots
 
Why use Coir peat?
  • Coir Peat is 100 % Natural
  • Coir Peat is an Excellent medium for plant growth
  • Coir Peat Improves  physical &  biological  condition  of  soil
  • Coir Peat has High  moisture  retention  
  • Coir Peat Improves  aeration
  • Coir Peat Reduces frequency of  irrigation
  • Coir Peat Enhances  strong  and  healthy  root  system
  • Coir Peat has a Better  yield 
  • Coir Peat Contains  natural enzymes  and  plant  nutrients
  • Coir Peat Stimulates the production of phytohormones.
  • Coir Peat Promotes vegetative growth
  • Coir Peat has Hygroscopic properties
  • Coir Peat Produces crops for up to five years
  • Coir Peat has No harmful environmental impact
  • Coir Peat is A natural soil less hydroponic growing medium
  • Coir Peat produces Excellent quality and high yield vegetable and cut flower crops

Sunlight, air, water and nutrients are the basic requirements for healthy plant growth. However, a good  growth  medium  is  a  vital  link  essential  for the proper  utilisation  of  nutrient  and  water.  The global  agro-industry  has  been  facing  a  serious  crisis  due  to  the  steady  build  up  of  biological  resistance  to  chemical  pesticides  and  chemical  fertilizers. Improper  use  of  chemical  fertilizers  in  soil  leads  to  altering  the  physical   and  chemical  properties  of  soil  and  pollutes  the  biosphere.

Coir peat, coco pith   Coir peat after soaking in water
Compressed Coir Peat bricks   Coir Peat after soaking
dense coir matting utilised for erosion control on steeper embankmentsCoir peat is the perfect hydroponic growing medium for:
  • tomato
  • cucumber
  • egg plant
  • capsicum
  • zucchini
  • strawberry
  • melons
  • carnation
  • rose
  • gerbera
  • gypsophila
  • lisianthus
  • chrysanthemum
    to name a few
Coir peat is the perfect soiless growing medium for a wide range of horticultural plant varieties
Coir peat improves aeration and water absorption in Greenhouse applications
 
 

Coir  Peat  compost  developed  from  coir  waste  is  an excellent  organic  manure  and  soil  conditioner  applicable  to  agricultural  crops.
 
 
Technical Specification
 
Water holding capacity
  600 to 700%
Nitrogen
  0.50%
Phosphate
  0.03%
Potash 
  0.25%
Organic Carbon
  10 to 12%
pH
  6.5 to 7.5 % 
Conductivity
  Less than 0.5 milli/mhos  
C/N Ratio
  1:0.02
Total Organic Matter    75 to 85%
     
 
Coir Peat is available in the following
Compressed Briquettes
Glasshouse/ Greenhouse applications.

Compressed Blocks
peat processing companies.

Compressed Grow bags
for Glasshouse/Greenhouse applications.

Compressed Quick fill bags
used for Glasshouse/ Greenhouse applications.

Compressed Naked Planks
used for Glasshouse/ Greenhouse applications.

The benefits of using Coir Peat for hydroponic crops

A natural soil less hydroponic growing medium
Coir Peat is used for a wide range of hydroponic crop production throughout the world including: tomato, cucumber, egg plant, capsicum, zucchini, strawberry, melons, carnation, rose, gerbera, gypsophila, lisianthus, chrysanthemum etc.

No harmful environmental impact
Coir Peat serves as an organic alternate to Rockwool and Perlite media without the environmental disposal issues.
Hydroponic crop production using Coir Peat offers the opportunity to consistently maximize yield and quality with minimal environmental impact associated with utilization of this renewable resource.

Excellent quality and high yield vegetable and cut flower crops
The high water holding capacity provides a buffer in high temperatures and high crop load demand without compromising air supply. The presence of organic compounds in Coir Peat can stimulate root growth and offer some natural resistance to plant disease.

Produces crops for up to five years
Provided careful hygiene and crop management is practiced, Coir Peat can be used for successive production cycles with short term crops, and can produce crops like roses for up to five years.

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