What is growing in Coco?
Similarly, you may ask, is growing in Coco hydroponics?
When properly treated coco can be a very good media for growing hydroponic crops. The bigger aeration, biodegradability and fibrous structure makes it better for root growth than most peat moss sources and yields for several plants are often bigger or just as good in coco when compared with peat moss.
Secondly, does coco coir hold nutrients? Can lock out calcium, magnesium and iron: Because of its high cation exchange rate, coco coir stores and releases nutrients as needed, but it tends to hold calcium, magnesium and iron. This means you'll need use specific coco coir nutrients to boost Ca, Mg and Fe levels for healthy crops.
Also, is Coco coir better than soil?
Coco coir is more forgiving than most hydroponic mediums, but not quite as an effective buffer as soil. That being said, you absolutely can hand-water cannabis plants in coco coir as one would soil cultivated marijuana. Coco coir unlike most soils for cannabis cultivation is unfertilsed.
Where is Coco grown?
Also known within the industry as coir, or sometimes as coco-peat, this great growing medium is actually a by-product from the processing of coconut husks and comes from the tropics, most notably from Indonesia, Thailand and Sri-Lanka. Apart from its good growing properties it has two added advantages.