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Coco Coir


Very low sodium, pre-washed 100% coco coir.  A sustainable and renewable product made from the outer husk of coconuts, which is a byproduct of the coconut industry.

  • Available loose or in compressed bricks
  • Good water retention and aeration properties to promote healthy root growth
  • Use it on its own or mix with our 50/50 mix of perlite and vermiculite in a 1:1 ratio for a grow medium that will promote optimal root development

Compressed Brick Directions

  1. Place in a container at least 5 times the size of the block
  2. Add 3 to 3.5 litres of warm water for each kg
  3. Soak for 20-25 minutes until material has expanded to maximum volume (4-5 x original size)
  4. Drain off any excess water
  5. Optional: Add Gecko Grow 50/50 Perlite and Vermiculite Mix in a 1:1 ratio
  6. Add to net cups or sprouting trays and plant seeds directly in coco coir

Note: This product is not buffered.  Although buffering is not required, if you wish to buffer your coco coir, simply rinse it with a calcium nitrate solution.

Additional Uses

  • Microgreens
  • Reptile bedding
  • Potting mix
  • Soil amendment
  • Concrete reinforcement
  • Mud kitchens (makes clean mud pies)
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10L Bag, 5 kg Compressed Brick