5 things you should know about coconut fiber in marijuana growing
Written by Redacción Mota Radio on 20 January, 2022
Marijuana is a plant that can be grown in different growing media, one of them is precisely coconut fiber.
As you know, coconut fiber is a natural fiber extracted from coconut husk and is one of the ideal substrates for growing Mary Jane, perfect for use both indoors and outdoors. If you grow properly in this type of substrate you will get great results.
Well, if you are still not very familiar with this growing medium, don’t worry, here in Mota Radio we tell you some things you should know.
1- It is used in soil and hydroponics
Coconut fiber is usually used with ordinary soil to improve drainage and aeration of the medium, but you should also know that it can be used on its own as a hydroponic substrate.
2- It is an inert medium
The coconut fiber is an inert substrate, that is to say that it does not contain any nutrient, therefore, you will have to provide the feeding that your girls need as they grow, the advantage of this is that you will be able to have greater control of the fertilizers that you provide to your plants.
3- Less vulnerable to insects
The attacks of insects and parasites are much less frequent in the plants grown with this system, which is a very attractive point if you want to obtain good harvests.
4- Reusable and environmentally friendly
By growing your weed in this type of medium you can get many advantages, one of them is that coconut fiber is a reusable medium, also, as it is obtained from sustainable sources, it is environmentally friendly.
5- Fast growth
Coconut fiber is a well aerated substrate, in this type of medium the roots of your weed will develop at an enormous speed, which will result in a more vigorous and rapid growth stage.