The Best Choice for Growing Strawberries in Coco Coir - RIOCOCO

Top 4 Reasons for Growing Strawberries in Coco Coir- RIOCOCO

An organic and naturally occurring product manufactured from mature coconut husks, coir substrate (or coco coir) is mainly used as a growing media or soilless substrate for horticulture applications. Because it is a coarse material obtained from the husk surrounding the coconut seed, coco coir is renewable and environment-friendly. Also, the coir substrate is suitable […]

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Buy Biodegradable and OMRI-Certified Hydroponic Grow Bags From RIOCOCO

Prevalent throughout several decades, ozone-safe and biodegradable plant grow bags are in extensive use throughout the hydroponic industry.  RIOCOCO manufactures grow bags using uniquely categorized coco coir (aka coco peat) slabs.  Our proprietary blend provides the optimal level of water holding capacity (WHC) and air-filled porosity (AFP), permitting agronomists to maintain the level of water […]


RIOCOCO Coconut Coir Bricks: The Optimum Coco Coir Growing Medium

Coco coir bricks are in extensive use by cultivators worldwide –  the most versatile organic growing medium for plants. The coco coir mix and starter blocks are produced from mature coconut husks, bi products of the palm industry. This sustainable resource is 100% organic, biodegradable, carbon-neutral, and is ideal for both organic, conventional and hydroponic […]

Coco Peat Hydroponics

High water holding capacity, balanced pH, low EC, good drainage, less shrinkage and retaining physical properties for a longer period are some of the factors for which cultivators like coco peat hydroponics. Coco peat is good to retain nutrients against buffer supply and leaching. Moreover, it is not only superior to peat but also has […]

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The Vapor Pressure Difference

The term VPD is become commonplace among the controlled environment agriculture community for good reason – it is one of the keys to controlling plant health and vigor. In order to maximize the genetic potential and overall yield of crops, cultivation managers must first optimize a plants water uptake. Several variables determine the flow of […]

Coconut Coir Wholesale: Healthy Harvest & Big Yields!

Modern hydroponic growers are choosing coco coir for several reasons, and should be mindful of details essential to maintaining consistent production. Those seeking wholesale coco coir for sale  should consider these important questions:  How this medium is manufactured? What are the basic types of coconut coir? Where to buy coconut coir wholesale?   In this […]


Coco Coir Production and Quality

Buffered vs Unbuffered Coco Coir The use of the coco coir soil less substrate has grown significantly in recent decades. With numerous options available, one aspect stands out: buffered vs unbuffered. This post will illustrate the differences, benefits, and drawbacks of each. Coco Coir – (In) a Nutshell Coco coir is the exterior shell (typically […]


Considerations When Sourcing Coco Coir Substrates

Legacy Supply Chains Commodity markets of southeast and central Asia produce the majority of the worlds coco coir substrate supply. These are large, disjointed operations. Typically western buyers deal with coir companies who actually act as brokers. These dealers pull supply from any number of oft-changing coir producers and processors. These brokers sell to western […]