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Coco peat in Nairobi Kenya

Dandy Solutions LTD is the leading wholesale supplier of Coco peat in Nairobi Kenya. Cocopeat is a multi-purpose growing medium made from coconut husks. The fibrous coconut husk is pre-washed, machine dried, sieved and made free from sand & other contaminations such as animal and plant residue.

Cocopeat is a very good alternative to traditional peat moss and Rock wool. Its air-filled porosity and high water holding capacity makes it, an ideal growing medium for the plant crops. It is 100% organic and eco-friendly, free from soil borne pathogen and weed. It has a pH of 5.7 – 6.5, EC level <1 mS/cm is ideal for plant growth.

It increases water retention, aeration and provides antifungal benefits when used alone or incorporated into the soil as an ingredient.

Properties of Coco peat (Coco Coir) in Nairobi Kenya

  • Firstly, cocopeat is light, easy to handle and is reusable for up to 4 years.
  • Secondly, cocopeat can store and release nutrients to plants for extended periods of time.
  • Thirdly, it has great oxygenation properties which are important for healthy root development.
  • The physical and biochemical properties of cocopeat make it resistant to bacterial and fungal growth.
  • Cocopeat is perfect soil conditioner, and it can retain moisture up to eight times of its volume. It is entirely organic.
  • Cocopeat is consistent and uniform in texture, and easy to handle. Unlike soil, it does not form any mud.
  • Cocopeat disintegrates slowly. It only begins to break down when it is ten years old, thus providing long-term benefits.
  • It has pH of 5.2 to 6.8 which is neutral to slightly acidic. This makes it ideal to mix with alkaline garden soil. Read about soil pH & its effect on plant growth.
  • Cocopeat can be combined with any of the usual ingredients like soil and manure to be used as a mixture or a stand-alone product.
  • Lastly, cocopeat is available at affordable price for a quality product with an environmentally sustainable future.

Common Applications for Coco Peat (Coco Coir)

  1. Potting mix suppliers
  2. Horticulture and Floriculture applications
  3. Green houses
  4. Nursery & Garden center professionals
  5. Seedling Nurseries
  6. Hydroponic Growers
  7. Lawn and Golf course constructors
  8. Home Gardening (indoor and outdoor) and for landscaping use

How to treat Coco Peat

Treatment of Coco Peat is key before use.  Failure to treat it will result to poor germination due to the scorching effect caused by excess sodium in the medium.

Cocopeat is treated by first soaking it in water to hydrate it after which fertiliser such as calcium nitrate that can replace the sodium salts is introduced. This reaction takes about 24 hours and helps to remove the unwanted salts. It is then and rinsed several times.  Finally, drain water and measure EC to ensure it is within the pH range required.

Then pot the media in seedling trays or pots. Finally, sow the seeds singly and put under a shade or a greenhouse.

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