Coir properties [Video]

Coir, coir fibre pith or coconut fibre is a one hundred percent natural, sustainable and renewable product. Coir is a ‘peat like’ byproduct produced from the processing of coconut husks, and is composed of the fibrous material found between the hard, internal shell and the outer coat of a coconut. Coir is lightweight, retains moisture…

Coir or coconut fibre

Coir is a ‘peat like’ byproduct produced from the processing of coconut husks. Its characteristics are described, including water holding capacity, wetting and rewetting capacity, air-filled porosity, cation exchange capacity and physical stability in containers.