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Coconut Peat (Coconut Fiber) 800 g

Coconut Peat (Coconut Fiber) 800 g

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Coconut peat, also known as coconut fiber , is a natural product derived from the coconut shell. It is obtained by processing the layer of fibers and organic materials found between the hard shell of the coconut and the inner pulp. This fiber is widely used in horticulture and gardening due to its beneficial properties. Below are some of the most common characteristics and uses of coconut peat:

  1. Water Retention: Coconut peat has an excellent ability to retain water, making it an ideal growing medium for plants. It can hold up to ten times its weight in water, ensuring a constant supply of moisture for plant roots.

  2. Good aeration: Despite its high water retention, coco peat also allows good air circulation around the roots of the plants. This is essential to prevent root suffocation and promote healthy growth.

  3. Neutral pH: Coco peat has a neutral or slightly acidic pH, making it suitable for a wide variety of plants. It can be used as a substitute or complement for peat, which tends to be more acidic.

  4. Sustainability: The use of coconut peat is a more sustainable alternative compared to peat, since it is obtained from the waste of the coconut industry. In addition, it reduces the extraction of peat from wetlands, which are important ecosystems.

  5. Biodegradable: Coconut peat is biodegradable, meaning it is environmentally friendly and decomposes over time.

  6. Varied Uses: Coco peat is commonly used as a growing medium in pots and containers for indoor and outdoor plant growth. It is also used in the germination of seeds, in the propagation of cuttings and as a component in potting soil mixtures and growing substrates.

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