What is the easiest way to hydrate Coir?

Bulk – For maximum yield of a bale of coir immerse the bales in water at a rate of 8 litres per kilo. This will hydrate in a very short time, however, allow time for the bale to completely absorb the water. Once hydrated drain off the surplus water. Gro Bag – Lay out the plastic floor … Continued

Do you provide technical support?

Our technology partners in Holland and France provide advice and expertise to growers when required throughout the season. We strive to provide excellent customer service and support.

Can the Gro Bags be pre-cut with holes?

Yes, we can pre-cut the Gro Bags at the production factory with plant holes, drain slits and a small hole drilled in the coir for your dripper. This makes installation of the Gro Bags very easy and quick.

What is the lifespan of coir?

Trials have shown that coir will retain its structure and not break down for the duration of the plants growth cycle. In fact, the Profit and Crush materials have been used for several years by a grower without replacing Gro Bags.

I have heard coir can be high in salts.

Coconuts are a fruit and therefore naturally high in sodium and potassium. Besgrow has a range of products with different EC levels which can be recommended to you dependent on the type of plant you are growing.

Which part of the coconut is used to produce Besgrow Coir?

Besgrow Coir grades are produced from the pith and fibres of the coconut husk. Using an age old process the pith is extracted from the husk, creating a material with only minimal amount of fibres. This is used to create our finer grades, Precision and Classic. The long fibres are then used to create our … Continued