Coir Coir is a renewable media. It is extracted from the husk of coconuts.
The sundried coir coir is compressed to the mentioned mass in proportionate fiber to pith ratio, suiting the desired crop. On reciprocating every request of a grower, the proportions are blended precisely before the compression process. The coir coir used, is 100% organic and washed with fresh water. It is free from pathogens, pests, and weed.
Coco Coir contains natural Trichoderma which acts as a bio-agent against harmful pathogens. It provides a great environment for beneficial fungi and bacteria to grow. It is also an ideal media for all types of potted plants as well as for growing vegetables, flowers or herbs from seeds.
OVERVIEW OF HUSK CHIPS
Husk chips are chunks of chipped coconut husks, that retain the same level of cellulose and lignin which majorly constitutes mesocarp of the coconut. The combination of balanced pH, low natural salt content and minimal odor makes it a perfect medium for nurturing all plants. The usage of husk chips is extended to terrariums for growing plants like moss, fern, baby cactus and other exotic flowering species.
Husk chips also finds its usage in vivarium, to provide a natural habitat for amphibians such as tortoises, reptiles, and insects.
WHAT MAKES COCONUT HUSK CHIPS A BETTER ALTERNATIVE OVER TREE BARKS AND OTHERS?
- Long lasting than bark With slow degradation
- Holds water like sponge
- Neutral pH and innate buffering capacity
- 100% natural and renewable Resource
- Excellent soil additive for orchids and potting mix
- Uniform, clean and zero wastage
Coconut husk chips can be used on their own or mixed with our organic coir pith growing medium and other potting soil. The husk chips are perfect for orchids, bromeliads, anthuriums or any other plant that thrives in bark, rockwool or clay medium.
REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
Coconut husk chips are the latest form of economical animal, reptile, and amphibian substrate. The size of the husk chips ranging between various sizes are preferred according to the size of the living creature.
Blended with any growing medium for increasing porosity and optimizing water holding capacity.
Best for use in landscapes and pathways. A proven snail deterrent.
Blended with charcoal and perlite for exotic flowering plants.
Specifications of 5 kg CC5Block Coco Coir Husk Chips:
Description:Coco Coir Husk Chips Blocks / Brick
Weight:5 Kg / approx.: 11lbs
Dimensions: 11-inch x 5.5-inch x 11-inch approx. (l x w x h)
EC:Less than 0.8 mS / cm on 1:1.5 ratio
PH: 5.5 to 6.5
Moisture:15% to 20%
Fiber:Less than 7%
Expansion:2 cubic feet (Increase up to 5X in volume after it is reconstituted with water)