Tips and Tricks

How do you fertilize coco coir?

How do you fertilize coco coir?

Combine soil and coir peat in equal parts. Add up to one part fertilizer, and mix with your hands or a gardening utensil. The mixture should be fluffy and moist. Make sure to incorporate all of the ingredients and mix evenly.

How often do you water in coco coir?

The frequency of watering depends on the evaporation and the water supply in the COCO. A common rule is; one daily watering is sufficient during the first few weeks under normal circumstances; then increase up to 2 times a day; 2 hours after the lamps have been turned on and 2 hours before they are switched off again.

Do you need to add fertilizer to Coco Coir?

“Coco,” or coir fiber, is made from shredded and ground coconut husks. You don’t want to put manure, organic or otherwise, into your potted plants -manure needs to be decomposed, or composted, before it’s added to plants.

Is too much perlite bad for plants?

Can you put too much perlite in potting soil? Too much perlite in potting soil will cause water to drain out too quickly. A possible sign of too much perlite is when the plant starts the shrivel or yellow and the soil remains dry even though you water regularly.

What are the benefits of coco coir for growers?

An inert substance. Coco coir is PH neutral with no additional nutrients.

  • Retains water and drains well. Riococo PCM keeps water for healthy plant growth and drains well to oxygenate the root zone.
  • Robust root development. Healthy roots grow healthy plants.
  • Renewable resource.
  • Which plants grow in coco coir?

    You can grow just about any plant in coco coir, as the material acts just like any other potting soil or peat. There aren’t too many plants that won’t benefit from being planted in coco coir, as long as you know what you are doing and the unique properties of the coco coir.

    Where to buy coconut coir?

    coconut coir can be purchased year round at any hydroponic store, and they are everywhere! its sold in blocks usually, they look very small until soaked in water, then they explode!! be sure to get a lg Tupperware, about 10 gl to contain the remainder. i use a 1/5 ratio coconut coir to soil. works well, good luck finding what you need.

    Is coco coir hydro?

    Coco coir is a relatively new growing medium for cannabis that gives the experience of growing in soil, but many of the benefits of growing cannabis in hydro (such as faster growth and bigger harvests).