Cocopeat is a growing medium made from the husk of a coconut. It is also known as ‘coir or coconut fiber’. It is a spongy, lightweight material widely used to create plant-specific potting mixes. Cocopeat is an excellent seed germination medium used to make the soil well-draining.
The Cocopeat potting mix is an ideal medium for seed germination, as it improves drainage and aeration.
Cocopeat is majorly used to create different types of potting mixes. For e.g. indoor plants need a good draining medium, so it is best to use cocopeat with it.
Cocopeat can be easily managed and re-used. As it is lightweight, it can easily be carried from one place to another.
It is highly effective to be used in mulching. If you are planning a vacation, using cocopeat will help your plant to not dry faster.
Cocopeat can be added to any soil mix to increase the porosity of the soil and it is an excellent growing medium for young plants.
Cocopeat can be used with all kinds of plants, but make sure to understand the soil requirements. For some plants, more quantity of cocopeat might be required and vice versa.
Cocopeat is used to improve the overall texture of soil. It is used as a growing medium for many plants.
Cocopeat is very easy to handle and can be reused for many years.
Cocopeat is made from coconut husks which contain many macro and micro nutrients.
Cocopeat is also called as Coco-Coir.