Plantonix coco pith disks are 100% natural and organic premier growing medium. It is the best natural alternative to peat moss with a neutral pH. Plantonix coco peat is free from dirt, foreign material and weed seeds. The washed raw material is screened to remove dirt and larger lumps to get a superior texture.Used as a growing medium, coco peat outperforms most brands of peat and sphagnum peat.
Explosive root formation and increased plant vigor
Very low EC levels
High cation exchange capacity (CEC)
Superior water holding capacity
Ability to retain nutrients against leaching and to buffer supply
Slow breakdown of materials means product will not shrink during your growing cycle
Re-wets easily and reduces watering frequency without plant stress
Plantonix does not use harsh chemical washes and steaming that destroys the naturally occurring benefits in coco coir. Our coco coir is fully washed multiple times with fresh water to attain extremely low EC levels and to reduce the risk of salt buildup in your soil.
Coco Coir Properties
Fresh water processed
Stable pH: 5.8-6.8
Ec 0.3-0.9 mS.cm (1:1.5 v/v)
Moisture Content: 10-15%
Common Applications and Uses
Hydroponics growing medium
Horticulture and floriculture applications
Indoor and outdoor home gardening
Amending clay soils
Directions for use
Lay disk down on flat surface, in bowl like container, or directly into pot or planter.
Slowly pour warm water over disk allowing water to absorb.
After water is absorbed. Break apart with hands until light and spongy.
Tips: The warmer the water, the faster and easier is the expansion. Do not use hot water over 100 deg.