Coco peat

Coconut Coir Products (www.coirproducts.co.uk) coco peat is a multi-use growing medium, made out after extracting coir from the coconut husk. The fibrous coconut husk is pre-washed and then machine dried. Thereafter, it is sieved, and any sand and other impurities such as animal and plant residue, are removed. Coconut Coir Products (www.coirproducts.co.uk) coco peat is an excellent alternative to conventional peat moss and rock wool. The high porosity and water retention capacity make the products one of the best growing mediums around for any type of plant or crop. Coconut Coir Products (www.coirproducts.co.uk) coco peat is 100% biodegradable, organic and eco-friendly, as well as being free from soil borne pathogens and weeds. Coco peat has a pH that falls in a neutral range of 5.7 – 6.5, and are ideal for plant growth and healthy root systems.

Coco-peat

Analysis of Coco peat

Microbiological Analysis
CharacteristicTest MethodUnitResultsCoco peat Specification
Salmonella/25 gIS 5887 (Part 3)Cfu/gAbsentNot detected
Escherichia coli/gIS 5887 (Part I)Cfu/gAbsent<10
Coliforms/gIS 5401 (Part 1)Cfu/gAbsent<10
Legionella/ 25g APHA 9260 JCfu/gAbsentNot detected
Listeria/ 25gIS 14988 (Part 1)Cfu/gAbsentNot detected
Physical Properties
CharacteristicTest MethodUnitResultsCoco peat Specification
Dry MatterIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Edition%92.4Min 80
Air Filled Porosity (AFL)IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Edition%23.2Min 18
Total PorosityIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Edition%96.0Min 90
Chemical Properties
CharacteristicTest MethodUnitResultsCoco peat Specification
Total Organic MatterIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionw/w93.090-98
Organic CarbonIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionw/w4645-49
Ash Content dry basis IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Edition%6.25Below 10%
Sodium as NaIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L48.60-50
Ammonical Nitrogen as NH4N
IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L43.00-100
Potassium as K2OIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L21.40-300
Calcium as CaIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L102.00-150
Magnesium as MgIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L65.00-100
Nitrate Nitrogen as NO3NIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L6.00-10
Phosphate as P2O5IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L14.20-100
Sulphate as SO4IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L89.20-250
Chloride as Cl IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/L122.00-150
Objectionable Materials
(sticks, stones, glass, metal, plastic, etc)
IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Edition%Nil0.1
Insect ContaminationIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionNANilNil
Herbicide ContaminationIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionNANilNil
Chemical ContaminationIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionNANilNil
Weed Seed ContaminationIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionNANilNil
pHIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Edition5.965.5-7.0
PAHIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionppmNil1
Electrical ConductivityIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionμS/cm68.3200
PCBIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg0.7>0.5
OdorIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionNAAgreeableNatural Odors Only
Shelf Life Expected IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd EditionMonths18.0 Minimum 12
Cadmium as CdIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg0.220.75
Chromium as CrIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg14.250.0
Copper as CuIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg39.0100.0
Lead as PbIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg46.0100.0
Zinc as ZnIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg62.0200.0
Iron as FeIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg104.0200.0
Thallium as TmIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kgBDL5.0
Bismuth as BiIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg15.050
Arsenic as ArIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kg6.020
Mercury as HgIS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kgBDL0.5
Nickel as Ni IS, AOAC & APHA 23rd Editionmg/kgBDL25

Note: Due to the nature of the product, these specifications may vary and above details are given in good faith.

Loading Details

The following loading details are for bulk orders. Smaller quantities can be purchased from our eSTORE or contact us on sales@coirproducts.co.uk
ProductMeasurement/unitLoading (40ft)
650 grams coco peat blocksBricks 44000
5kg coco peat blocks Metric tons 24
25kg coco peat blocks Metric tons 12

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