Coco Block 5kg Un-Sieved Low E.C

 

Product code: Cocopeat 05

 

Coco-peat is an ideal substitute for peat moss, and has the following uses;

As a soil supplement: Re-hydrated coir block mixed with soil improves water holding capacity and aeration.

For seed generation: Coir dust in starter containers speeds up germination and profuse rooting of seedlings.

For tissue culture: Wetted coir brick in poly bags encourages initial growth phase of tissue cultured plants and grafted seedlings.

 

Advantages:

Provides good water retention property to soil.

Increases soil aeration

Enhances soil wetting.

Acts as a solid potting medium and substratum for plants.

Laboratory analysis report of a typical sample:

Microbiological Analysis:

1. E Coli / gm: Absent

2. Salmonella / 25 gm: Absent

 

Chemical Properties:

  • pH of 1% suspension:    6.18%
  • E.C:    0.488ms/cm
  • Chloride:47mgm / Lt
  • Moisture content at 105 degree C:    10.82%
  • Ash at 900 degree C:    5.96%
  • Organic matter at 900 degree C (on dried basis):93.32%
  • Bulk density:    157Kg/m3
  • Sodium:    142mgr/Lt.
  • Potassium:    710mgr/Lt.
  • Iron: 1004 mgr/Lt.
  • Manganese:    Not Detected
  • Zinc: 219 micrograms/Lt.
  • Copper:     181micrograms/Lt.
  • Nitrogen: 0.40%
  • Phosphorus:    206mgr/Lt.
  • Magnesium: 192mgr/Lt.
  • Calcium: 299mgr/Lt.

Does not contain harmful pathogen, sand or natural soil.

Block dimensions: 30cm x 30cm x 12cm (5kg block).