Coco Peat Applications
Cocopeat 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 and many others.
Hydroponic crop production using Cocopeat offers the opportunity to consistently maximize yield and quality with minimal environmental impact associated with utilization of this renewable resource.
Potting Mix manufacturers add value to potting mixes when incorporating between 10% and 100% Cocopeat to their potting mixes. Potting mixes containing Cocopeat produce much healthier plants that require less watering and less frequent fertilising. Commercial growers of pot plants produce higher quality stock when they use a potting mix containing Cocopeat.
By incorporating as little as ten percent Cocopeat to your potting mixes, you are adding value to those mixes. Cocopeat as a growing medium provides potting mix manufacturers the opportunity to add new product lines to offer their nursery customers and landscapers, as well as a range of new bagged products for the home garden chains.
Seedling Nurseries produce seedlings with stronger and more fibrous roots when using Cocopeat. The combination of high water holding capacity and high air filled porosity results in very high seed raising germination rates. Cocopeat is lightweight making it ideal for vegetables, flowers, plug and cell production, for tube stock and for tissue culture.
Hydroponic Growers can now use Cocopeat as a natural soilless hydroponic growing medium. Commercial hydroponic growers worldwide are producing excellent quality and high yield vegetable and cut flower crops using Cocopeat. Rockwool is being replaced with Cocopeat Grow Bags because it performs as well and has no harmful environmental disposal problems. Cocopeat can produce crops for up to five years in hydroponic systems.
Golf Green and Sports field constructors deliver better playing fields when incorporating Cocopeat as an organic amendment to the soil for the root zone. When sand with a particle size distribution in compliance with the USGA standards are amended with Cocopeat at a rate of 3% by weight, the results are golf greens that require less nutrients and less maintenance.
Cocopeat as an organic amendment in golf greens and sports fields helps conserve water and reduce nutrient runoff, providing sand suppliers and constructors the opportunity to build better playing fields.
Horticultural and gardening products manufacturers have the opportunity to offer their customers a range of Cocopeat products that are easy to use, natural, organic and environmentally friendly.