cocopeat compost

Organic compost based on cocopeat is a known growing media that is environmentally friendly. Cocopeat compost is suited well if you want to have organic farming. Organic farming is a system of management and agricultural production that combines a high level of biodiversity with environmental that preserve natural recourse, in this case using cocopeat compost. By using this product, you can get many benefits of its product at a low price. You can grow exotic plants and vegetables in a scale of house garden or farming with cocopeat compost. Compost your plant by adding this cocopeat compost to coco peat to make rich soil for your plants to live in.

Cocopeat is a non-fibrous, porous, lightweight material that holds together the coir fiber in a coconut husk. The demand for this product was up by discovered in the early ’90s for horticultural use. Cocopeat composts are prepared by bioconversion of washed coco peat using ligninolytic mushroom, which degrades the lignocellulose content in coco peat, thereby improving nutrient status it ideal for agricultural use. People are familiar with the names cocopeat, coco coir, and coco pith from this product. The benefits of this product are so much, that’s why many people use this product for their farm.

Benefits of Cocopeat Compost

When you use this product, the benefits you can get are that mixing cocopeat compost with soil will improve your soil texture by making sandy soil more compact and clayey soil airier. When you use it, make sure you add the right amount of it. Moreover, cocopeat compost will improve soil aggregation on your plant. It can increase the water retention capacity because this has absorbent characteristics as growing media. Cocopeat compost, having a porous structure, is used as an oil absorbent. Cocopeat has a pH between 5.0 to 7.0, giving more healthier and greener growth to any plant. It stores more water than in other conventional soil well and releases the water slowly.

The cocopeat compost use can lead to better nitrogen fixation and nitrification. The cocopeat soil also provides phytohormones that regulate plants’ growth, development, reproductive processes, and longevity. Cocopeat can increase soil native microflora, increase cation exchange capacity, and increase microbiological activities. It can be reused for up to 5 years, after which it can use it for composting. Besides, this material is organic; it can be easily decomposed in nature and is not toxic to the environment because cocopeat is from a 100% natural product and replenishable source – the coconut husk – which makes it the best choice as an alternative to peat moss.

How to use

Step one when you use the cocopeat as compost, moisten the cocopeat. Let it allow the cocopeat to absorb all the water it can hold. After that, break up the remaining lumps and mix in the compost you have by the worm compost from your house bin to make sure if you want to try organic compost in your organic farming. Mix in some sharp sand for drainage of excess water. Then add minerals to your mix. You can use some rock dust and mix this for your growing media. The last use your cocopeat compost and enjoy the fruit or vegetables of your organic farm. Good luck.

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