Is CANNA COCO A soil?

CANNA Coco Professional Plus+ is a high quality pre-treated coco coir substrate that is ideal for pot culture or other bulk uses. It’s organic, lightly buffered and contains a special mould called Trichoderma that protects your plants against soil diseases.

Is coco the same as soil?

Unlike soil, coco has very little nutritional content. You have complete control over what goes into your plants – get it right and growth is amazing! You will need to monitor your nutrient pH though. If you want better results than you get in soil but aren’t ready to move onto hydro yet, this is the media for you.

Is coconut coir the same as soil?

Inert: Coconut coir is inert, meaning that it has no nutrients within it. It may look like soil, but it is not soil. This means you will need to add hydroponic nutrients and control the pH when using coco coir.

Can you grow in just coco?

You can grow almost any plant in coco coir as the material acts just like any other potting soil or peat. As long as you know what you are doing, almost all plants will benefit from being planted in coco coir.

Can I use coco peat instead of soil?

Home gardening enthusiasts see cocopeat as a sustainable alternative to soil. Hydroponic plants grown in cocopeat grow fifty per cent faster than they would in soil. It also eliminates the need for fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides as peat itself carries ample nutrients.

What is Canna Coco?

CANNA COCO is a line of nutrients and substrates which are specially developed for growing plants in coco. CANNA COCO was the first cultivation product line for coco. Nowadays it’s the most popular growing product line for both professionals and hobbyists. Besides the regular COCO line there is also CANNA COGr.

Can you mix coco coir with potting soil?

Coconut coir can be added to potting mediums and native soil to increase water absorption while maintaining a loose soil structure.

How do you use coco soil?

Place the coco coir brick inside a water-filled container for at least an hour to expand it into its loose form. Then mix the pith into the soil to prepare it for planting. In nonabsorbent sandy soil, it will help retain moisture. In clay-based soil that holds onto moisture, it aids drainage.

Can CANNA COCO be used in soil?

Can I use canna coco nutrients in soil? The short answer is yes, you can.

Can you treat coco like soil?

When using pure coco or a coco/perlite mix, you can treat it basically like soil as long as you’re giving nutrients in the water.

Can you overwater in coco?

One of the biggest issues with coco is watering practices. Coco is a sponge, and like a sponge, when squeezed water comes out, but not all the water. The sponge will remain damp and coco can still appear wet without having enough available water to give to the plant. Constantly watering coco results in over-watering.

Do I need to buffer CANNA COCO?

Washed & Buffered – In order to make coco suitable as a plant growth medium it needs to be washed. CANNA COCO is washed thoroughly with clean water so there is no need to rinse it yourself. Buffered: Coco has what is considered a negative CEC (capacity of the substrate to retain and exchange water and nutrients).

How do you reuse Canna Coco?

Put in the new plant and fill the gap around the new root ball with new coco. The final stage of the previous crop might have lowered the intensity of the calcium buffer, which will be replenished as you feed your plants.

How often do you water coco?

WATERING COCO COIR – A good rule of thumb would be to water every four or five days. You also need to use a pot that provides good drainage, as your coco coir requires air as well as moisture to promote healthy plant growth. If there’s too much moisture inside, there won’t be enough air.

What is Canna Coco buffered with?

Nutrient buffer – Peat/mineral soil: nutrients bind to the fibres or particles using charged sites know as Cation Exchange Sites. Nutrients are then released into the solution around fibres in the soil (slow release/equilibrium). Coco: fibres are already filled with potassium and sodium.

Are Canna Coco nutrients organic?

Why does COCO need special nutrients? Because CANNA COCO is 100% organic it has a relatively high Cation-Exchange Capacity (CEC). This means the substrate has the ability to hold and retain certain nutrients vigorously thus requiring these nutrients to be supplied in a special form that remains available to the plant.

What is Coco A and B?

In a (coco)nutshell – Canna Coco A & B is a complete professional nutrient for growing plants in coco. It contains all the essential elements for optimal growing and flowering. Thanks to the special characteristics of coco substrate Canna Coco doesn’t have a Vega and Flores variant.

When should I feed my coco seedlings?

Once the first set of initial leaves called Cotyledon, responsible for providing all the nutrients a plant needs for sprouting, fall off in 2-3 weeks, you can then feed the plant with a 10-10-10 liquid fertilizer diluted to 1/4 of its strength.

Is coco better than potting soil?

When compared with soil, coco tends to dry out a lot quicker, meaning your plants will need to be watered more frequently. Key benefits of opting for growing in coco include high yields and quick harvest, additional room for root development and pH neutral values.

What plants can grow with coco?

Coco peat is extensively used to grow exotic plants such ferns, bromeliads, orchids, anthuriums and such others. Much likely, for containerized ornamental plants like Snake plant, Peace lily, Bonsai and different kinds of Cactus.

What is a Vermicast soil?

Vermicast is a mixture of earthworm castings and uneaten bedding and feedstock harvested from worm beds. This means that we started with organic materials for bedding and added feedstocks.


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