Our favorite loose growing medium is Coconut Fiber or Cocopeat. It represents a major step forward in organic soilfree potting mediums. It has the water retention of vermiculite and the air retention of perlite, however, it is a completely organic medium made from ground up coconut husks! Why coconut husks? The coconut husk serves its seed two purposes; 1. Protection from the sun and salt while floating around the oceans and 2. A hormone rich, fungus free medium to solicit germination and rooting upon landfall. Ground up and sterilized, cocopeat offers plants the perfect rooting medium and protection against root diseases and fungus infestation. Cocopeat is a completely renewable resource, unlike peat moss which is rapidly becoming depleted from overuse.
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