Coco Bliss Brick - 250 g Coco Coir / Pith Premium Organic Coir Growing Media Peat Alternative

Coco Bliss Brick - 250 g Coco Coir / Pith Premium Organic Coir Growing Media Peat Alternative
Plantonix Coco Bliss coco coir is: high quality, all natural, fresh water rinsed, had low EC levels, and has a six month aging time.
Infographic showing benefits of Coco Bliss. They are: OMRI listed for organic growing, a 100% natural replacement for peat moss, perlite, and rockwool, has very low EV levels, and is pH-neutral with a high cation exchange, capacity.
Infographic showing how to use Plantonix Coco Bliss coco coir. The directions read: put brick in a container, pour in the water, pull away parts of brick, and then break up the coir. We also recommend buffering the hydrated coir
Two stacks of coco coir bricks. The bricks are in front of a box of premium coconut coir pith. In front of the blocks are two loose piles of hydrated coco to show texture.
A stack of for coco coir bricks with a fifth brick leaning against the stack.

Coco Bliss Brick - 250 g Coco Coir / Pith Premium Organic Coir Growing Media Peat Alternative

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Coco coir, derived from coconut husks, is a versatile and sustainable plant-growing medium. It comes in various forms such as bricks, fibers, and peat.

Known for its superb water retention and aeration properties, coco coir benefits plants by providing moisture even during dry spells and preventing waterlogging. Its pH neutrality suits a wide range of plants, and its sustainable sourcing supports eco-friendly gardening.

Additionally, its resistance to diseases and pests promotes healthier growth. Whether in hydroponics, container gardening, or potting mixes, coco coir enhances plant vitality and root health.

It also has low a EC (Electrical Conductivity) level and a high CEC (Cation Exchange Capacity).

You can read more here and here.


We source our coconuts from various places that are far from the ocean. Typically they would end up in landfills.

After the husk is immersed in water for 6 weeks, the fiber is extracted mechanically, and the pith is left behind stored in heaps to age. After that we sift out rocks and other debris multiple times to insure we have the best consistency.

We then rinse it at least three times in fresh water to remove any excess salt content before compressing it into easy to handle bricks.


A common ratio for rehydrating coco coir is around 5:1, which means for every 5 parts of water, you would use 1 part of dry coco coir.

However, it's important to add water gradually and observe the expansion of the coir. You want to achieve a fluffy and well-aerated texture, so you may need to adjust the amount of water based on the specific coir you're using and the desired consistency.

Keep in mind that the quality of coco coir and its water retention capacity can vary, so it's a good practice to monitor the expansion and moisture content as you add water to ensure you achieve the right balance for your plants' needs.

For a 250 gram brick of coco coir, you might consider adding approximately 1.25 liters (about 0.33 gallons) of water to rehydrate it. Tt could potentially expand to a volume of approximately 1.25 to 1.75 liters (about 0.33 to 0.46 gallons) when fully rehydrated.

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Coco Bliss Brick-250 gram

Plantonix coco pith briquettes are 100% natural and organic premier growing medium. It is the best natural alternative to peat moss with a neutral pH. Plantonix coco peat is free from dirt, foreign material and unwanted seeds. The washed raw material is screened to remove dirt and larger lumps to get a superior texture. Used as a growing medium, coco peat outperforms most brands of peat and sphagnum peat. Plantonix 250 gram briquette/compressed coco pith is very easy to handle size and popular among the home gardeners. The briquette is the ideal and handy retail pack for home gardening, horticulture, hanging baskets, troughs etc.

Why Plantonix?

Plantonix does not use harsh chemical washes and steaming that destroys the naturally occurring benefits in coco coir. Plantonix coco coir is fully washed multiple times with fresh water to attain extremely low EC levels and to reduce the risk of salt buildup in your soil.

Coco Bliss Benefits

  • Explosive root formation and increased plant vigor
  • Very low EC levels
  • High cation exchange capacity (CEC)
  • Superior water holding capacity
  • Ability to retain nutrients against leaching and to buffer supply
  • Slow breakdown of materials means product will not shrink during your growing cycle
  • Re-wets easily and reduces watering frequency without plant stress
  • Has superior water holding capacity allowing for excellent air space and drainage
  • Can be used soil amendment for potted plants, containers and gardens and is a sustainable alternative to peat moss
  • Easier to hydrate and lasts longer in soil than peat moss, all the while not destroying natural peat bogs
  • Helps break up hard clay soils so that nutrients can be used more efficiently

    Common Uses

    • Potting mixes
    • Hydroponics growing medium
    • Seedling nurseries
    • Horticulture and floriculture applications
    • Indoor and outdoor home gardening
    • Landscaping
    • Amending clay soils
    • Worm bedding

    Product Specifications

    Unwashed available upon request special order only
    Block dimension 15x15x2.5cm
    Moisture 10-15%
    Unit weight 250 gram
    Compression ratio 8:1
    Volume (uncompressed) 3.4 liters/ .89 gallons/ .12 cu ft

    Directions for use

    1. Lay briquette down flat somewhere that can hold water and allow space for expansion. 
    2. Slowly pour warm water over briquette allowing water to absorb without runoff. Let briquette sit for 30-40 minutes.
    3. Break apart with hands until light and spongy.
    Tips: The warmer the water, the faster and easier is the expansion.
    Do not use hot water over 100 degrees Fahrenheit

    Coco Bliss

    Premium Coco Coir

    Coco Bliss how to: put brick in container, pour in water, pull away parts of brick, break up coir. When using coco bliss as a growing medium, we highly recommend using a buffering solution.How to use coco bliss: put brick in a container, pour in the water, pull away parts of the brick, break up coir.


    Very low EC levels

    Low electrical conductivity levels help with nutrient availability.

    High cation exchange capacity

    Higher (CEC) levels will increase available nutrients to plants.

    Holds more water

    Allows for excellent air space and drainage.

    Close up of male hands holding coco coir over blue pot.

    Why Plantonix Coco Coir is Blissful

    Plantonix coco peat is free from dirt, foreign material and weed seeds. We screen our washed raw material to remove dirt and larger lumps to get a superior texture.

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