Detailed Product Description
The Coir Pith is cleaned, dried, sieved and then compressed to form a
square block in the weight of 5 Kg.
The Coir Pith Blocks are free from weeds and pathogens and are within
safe EC and pH standards. Usage of Coir Pith Blocks ensures high
O2 levels and thus good drainage properties. They reduce the dormancy
period of seeds and promote early sporting in almost all flowering plants
and vegetable crops. It can be used as a substitute for peat moss, for
horticultural purposes and it can also be used for green houses,
commercial and domestic gardens. Many growers world over have started
to use Coir Pith Blocks instead of peat moss.
Coir Pith Block can be used aspotting medium. It can be mixed with
required fertilizers and nutrients according to the type of plant to begrown.
Coir Pith Blocks are being used by a lot of mushroom growers around the
world for the large scale production of edible mushrooms. Re-hydrated
Coir Block mixed with soil improves water holding capacity and aeration.
Coir dust in starter containers speeds up germination and profuse rooting
of the seedlings. Wetted Coir Brick in poly bags encourages initial growth
phase of tissue cultured plants and grafted seedlings.
The physical properties of Coir Pith Block - it has good water retention,
increased aeration, and quick wet ability. It is a solid potting medium
and substratum for plants. The chemical properties of Coir Pith Block -
it is 100% organic, holds water seven times its weight, contains natural
rooting hormones. It has a pH of 5.2 to 6.8 ideal for plant growth.
Coir being fibrous in nature holds many air pockets which helps the
crops to root easily and profusely. This increases the surface area of
root system thereby facilitating better absorption of nutrients from soil.
Absorbs water rapidly and holds it for longer periods preventing
desiccation of plants during hotter climates especially in tropical areas.
Coir amended soil combats bacterial and fungal infections. Coir has a
plant origin and therefore 100% bio-degradable. Periodical release of
nutrients from coir helps to keep the soil rich for all seasons. Irrigation
of Coir-grown plants may be done at longer intervals as the moisture
holding capability of Coir is high.
Compressed Coir Fibre Pith Bales 5 Kg
Size - 30 x 30 x 15 cm
Weight - 5 Kg Per Bale +/- 5%
Compression Ratio - 5 : 1
Volume - 60 - 70 Litres
E.C - < 500 Micro
Moisture - < 20 %
Quantity - Per 40' Container - 4000 Bales
Packing - Shrink Wrapped & Pallatised
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