Re: Coir (Coconut fibre)

Clarke Brunt (
Sun, 15 Jan 1995 14:48:20 +0000

Several mentions of using Coir (Coconut fibre) for CPs
as an alternative to peat (which has been getting a bad
press in the UK for several years due to destruction of

I have only seen Coir sold as a complete potting medium
for normal plants, so I assumed it had fertilizer, and
maybe lime, included.

Did those of you trying it find a variety which was just
the straight stuff, or did you just try it anyway?

I guess I might as well try some Drosera in each of the
two varieties of Coir soil I have to hand.

Clarke Brunt (