INTRODUCTION

  • The Progrow Growing Mix is a product developed specifically for flower nurseries and vegetable growers wanting to use an single, easy-to-use and cost-effective cocopeat medium.
  • The Growing Mix needs no additional mixing – it is used as a single growing medium.
  • Compared to standard cocopeat, the Progrow Growing Mix offers the following benefits:
    • high turn-out volume per kilogram
    • better drainage
    • a high AFP (air in the root zone)
    • reduced cost

GRADES

  • The product is a mixture of 60% of dark cocopeat and 40% cut agro fibres (the fibers are all shorter than 20mm)
  • The content of the product as fractions of its weight is:
    • Cocopeat pieces: 1-4 mm 32%
    • Cocopeat pieces: 5-8 mm 34%,
    • Cocopeat pieces: 8-12 mm 20%
    • Agro Fibres by weight: 14% (around 40% by volume)

COMMON USES

  • Developed especially for Professional Horticulture
  • Extremely stable growing medium
  • Potting & Container Growing
  • Hydroponic Growing
  • Ideal for Vegetable Growing, such as tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers

TECHNICAL FEATURES

  • Extensive Pro-Longed Fresh Water Washing
  • Brown to Dark Brown in Color
  • Coarse Texture with a high fibre content
  • Improved root zone oxygenation
  • pH 5.6 – 6.5
  • Low EC <0.8 mS/cm @ 1:1.5 Volume Extraction Method
  • Moisture Content when packed 18%
  • Turn out volume of at least 15 litres Per Kilogram
  • The AFP of the medium is 32 – 34%
  • The Water Holding Capacity of the medium is 55 – 58%

PACKAGING OPTIONS

  • 650 gram briquettes
  • 1-5 kilogram hydro planks
  • 5 kilogram blocks
  • 25 kilogram bales
  • Grow Discs
  • Planter Bags
  • Growbags
  • Individual or Bulk Plastic shrink-wrapping