Coco chunks are made from the pith inside a coconut husk. It is naturally anti-fungal, making it an excellent choice for air plants and orchids. It increases water retention, aeration and provides antifungal benefits.
NET WEIGHT: Medium: appx 500g (at time of packing); 10" x 15" pack
BENEFITS: • The primary benefit of coco chunks are how environmentally friendly they are. Created from the layer of pith inside a coconut, it is a completely natural by-product that would otherwise be discarded, making it one of the most sustainable planting options on the market. • Adding to its environmental value, coco chunks are re-usable. Once used to grow plants in one pot, it can be cleaned and strained – making it good as new. This not only decreases its carbon footprint; it also ensures that coco husks are a budget-friendly option. • Coco chunks are excellent at retaining water, and is also able to release it slowly in order for your plant to better absorb it. • Coco chunks will do an excellent job of keeping your plants healthy, due to its anti-fungal properties. It is also resistant to mold, which in turn will help protect your plants from disease and decay as they grow. • Coco chunks are also slightly alkaline, with a pH value of 5.8–6.8. This is generally considered to be an ideal pH value for compost to release nutrients, and means that it’s not necessary to use a neutralizing products.
HOW TO USE • Coco chunks are commonly used as a soil-less growing medium for orchids and air plants.