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Coco Husk Chips 5 Kg Block High EC

Coconut husk hold moisture up to 7 times is weight, is durable and is a stable carbon source. Coir husk chips are produced by cutting dry coconut husks in to small cube shaped pieces. Coir husk chips can be added to coir peat to increase the air porosity and water holding capacity. It also has excellent drainage and nutrient holding capacity and its fungi resistant. Coir husk chips are proven as excellent medium for growing plants like orchids and in hydroponics, soil less medium growing, mulch and ground covering etc. Coco husk’s characteristics like excellent drainage and nutrient-holding capacity helps the healthy growth of plants. These absorb up to 10 times their weight in water and retain moisture.

These coconut husks are the outer layer of the coconut fruit, which consists of long fibers and sponge-like pith particles. With diminishing sources of quality tree bark, these are a superior alternative to bark based growing medium.

Pith” is the smaller particle, the dust that is considered “coco peat” . Analysis has reveled that a blend of 50% chips / 50% Coir has a satisfactory level for water retention and air retention and is the blend of choice for tomatoes.

  A blend of 75% chips / 25% Coir is very good for berries and cucumbers.

A blend of 25% chips / 75% Coir has high water retention an relatively low air capacity making it satisfactory for heavy water users such as tomatoes and peppers

 

Product specifications:

Unit weight 4.80kg
Block dimension 30x30x10 cm
Compression ratio 5:01
Moisture 10-15%
Volume (uncompressed) 60-75 liters
pH 5.8-6.8
EC washed <0.3 ms/cm
Unwashed available upon request Special order only
Packing Palletized bulk shrink wrapped. Individual block packing is available upon request
Load-ability 40 feet container 20-24 MT
20 feet container 10-12 MT
Package options Clear shrink wrap (single block)

Clear shrink wrap (whole pallet)

Weather packing with UV inhibitor for outdoor

Custom labeling/branding available upon request

Labeling/Branding Custom labeling/branding available upon request

Advantages of our coco husk:

  • Lasts longer than bark with no degradation (5 plus years)
  • Very clean, uniform and no wastage
  • Wet coconut husk chips hold water and air like a sponge
  • Excellent drainage, high cation exchange capacity (CEC)
  • Cuts down fertilizer application up to 30%
  • Prevents stress after repotting
  • Neutral pH and innate buffering capacity
  • Resists fungal growth
  • 100% natural and renewable resource