Coco Coir is an organic product derived from processing coconut husks from coconut trees grown in tropical areas worldwide. Coir , also called coconut fibre, is a natural fibre extracted from the outer husk of coconut and used in various products. Coir is the fibrous material found between the hard, internal shell and the outer coat of a coconut.
The processing of coco husks to obtain coco coir involves a series of steps including again, washing, rinsing, buffering, drying , grinding, grading & compressing. These steps are necessary to change the physical and chemical characteristics of coco coir so that it is suitable for plant growing.
There are three main ways that coco coir is processed and formed, each with their benefits
Coco coir is a natural waste product of the coconut growing industry & is the most versatile of all organic growing mediums.
Coco peat (coir pith, coir fiber pith, coir dust) is made from coconut husk which is one of main by-products of coconut industry. Coconut husks are processed in several ways to produce peat which is spongy in nature hence Cocopeat maintains excellent water holding capacity and superb air porosity than other substitutes. Cocopeat is a 100% organic and renewable growing media used in various industries including agriculture, floriculture, horticulture and etc. Cocopeats are available in the form of Open Top Grow Bags ,5 Kg Blocks Bales and Grow Bags.