Volumetric Water Content of Coco Coir Grow Bags

When speaking with growers we’re often asked about the various specifications of our coco coir grow bags. One of the most important for crop steering is volumetric water content (VWC). By the end of this article growers will have a working understanding of what VWC is, how it is measured, and its importance when establishing […]

Water Holding Capacity of Coco Coir Grow Bags

When speaking with cultivation professionals we’re often asked about the various specifications used to describe our coco coir grow bags. One of the most important, and the basis for further measurements, is water holding capacity (WHC). By the end of this article growers will have a working understanding of what WHC is, how it’s measured, […]


Coconut Coir Growing Media Retains Water and Drains Well

Cultivation professionals are adopting eco-friendly practices, especially when using coconut coir growing media as their preferred substrate. Increasingly competitive markets are pressuring commercial growers towards increasing yields and reducing overhead while looming climate change demands a mindful carbon footprint. Carefully choosing crop inputs, equipment, and media has never been more important to effectively grow fruit […]

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Growing Strawberries In Coco Coir With Improved Aeration – RIOCOCO

The application of coconut coir as an effective and natural propagation medium for growing crops is an extensively used process first discovered by EP Hume in 1949. A completely sustainable growing media, the coir substrate (or coco peat) has proven to be the most energy-efficient cultivation method for superior outcomes cultivating strawberries. RIOCOCO is the […]

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 […]