- Origin: Coco peat is a byproduct of the coconut industry. It is produced from the outer husk of coconuts, which is usually discarded or considered waste.
- Texture: Coco has a fine, fibrous texture that resembles peat moss, but it is an eco-friendly alternative. It is dark brown in its natural state.
- Sustainability: Coco is considered an eco-friendly and sustainable growing medium because it utilizes a waste product from the coconut industry. It is also biodegradable and can be reused or disposed of without harming the environment.
- Uses: Coco is used for various gardening and agricultural applications, including seed starting, container gardening, hydroponics, soil conditioning, and as a component in potting mixes.
- Nutrient Holding Capacity: Coco can hold and release nutrients effectively, which is essential for healthy plant growth. It reduces the need for frequent fertilization.
- Disease Resistance: Coco peat is naturally resistant to many common plant diseases and pests, providing a clean and disease-free environment for your plants.