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Coco Peat Briquette – 6L

37 EGP

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Coco Peat, also known as coconut coir, is produced from collecting the agricultural waste when harvesting coconuts. The fibers used to produce coco peat, which otherwise would have been thrown away, are treated, and then compressed into bricks.

Coco discs are a great way to start your gardening adventure. They are easy, fast, and clean in comparison to other complex methods that are used for larger gardens. It is one of the best seed starting products for beginners.

  • High-grade compressed coco peat with an ideal pH for indoor and outdoor plants.

  • Has excellent drainage properties.

  • Has natural anti-fungal properties which makes it resistant to soil-borne diseases.

  • Retains water effectively.

  • Excellent cation exchange capacity which prevents leaching of nutrients.

Product Details

Package dimensions

20x10x5 cm

Item Weight

575 g

Country of origin

Sri Lanka

Electrical Conductivity

Low (Washed)


5.0 – 6.0

How to Prepare

Coco Peat requires some preparation. Users should note that Coco Peat comes in a compressed form that expands up to 5 or 6 times in size after it is prepared.

  • Place the briquette in a container.

  • Add water (warm water works fastest).

  • Let the peat stay in the water until it becomes loose and absorbs the water.

  • Break up any remaining lumps and stir, add more water if the peat still looks dry.

  • Once it has gained enough moisture and becomes loose, it is ready to use.


How to use

In Pots

Coco peat can be used as a soilless growing medium or as an aqua-culture environments.

  • After you have done the necessary preparations, add the prepared coco peat to your planter leaving 3 cm distance between the edge and the peat.

  • Plant the seeds.

  • Fertilizers will be needed to sustain the plant on the long run. Choose a suitable fertilizer for your plant of choice.

  • You can mix the cocopeat with other growing media such as perlite, vermiculite and peat moss in different ratios according to the plant’s needs.

  • Container gardens are known to dry out fast; you can add a 3 cm layer to the top of the container soil to retain the moisture.

In Gardens

  • You can add in the coco peat to your garden soil directly, at a ratio of 1:3.

  • The peat will improve water retention, aeration and decrease the risk of soil fungus and root diseases.

  • You can use it as a mulch layer around the plants to help the soil retain moisture and deter weed growth.


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