Hydro Substrate ~ Culture mediums

Hydro substrate: what is it and what do you use it for?

Hydro substrate is a type of growing medium or culture medium used in hydroponic systems also called is hydroponics. These are systems where crops are grown without being in the ground. Instead, plant roots are immersed in a water solution that contains all the nutrients the crop needs to grow. Hydro substrate is used to support the roots of the crop and provide a stable growing environment.

Hydro substrateAdvantages of growing on a hydro substrate

The main advantage of hydro substrate is that it combines the benefits of hydroponic cultivation with those of traditional soil cultivation. It offers better drainage and air circulation than traditional potting soil, ensuring healthier root growth and better nutrient absorption. In addition, hydro substrate contains no weed seeds or pathogens, making it a very hygienic option for growing crops.

Availability of Hydro substrates

Hydro substrate is available in different types, including rockwool and rockwool mixes. Each type of substrate has its own unique properties and is suitable for different types of plants and growing methods. For example, rockwool is a popular hydro substrate because of its good water absorption and airiness.

More efficient and hygienic

Using hydro substrate is not only beneficial for the crop, but also for the grower himself. For example, hydroponic systems with hydro substrate require much less water than traditional soil cultivation, so less water is wasted. In addition, hydroponic systems are more efficient in the use of nutrients, requiring less fertilizer. This can lead to higher yields and better quality crops.

Hydro substrate is therefore an excellent choice for anyone looking for a more efficient and hygienic way to grow crops. By combining the advantages of hydroponic cultivation with those of traditional soil cultivation, hydro substrate provides an optimal growing environment for different types of crops. Whether you are an experienced grower or just beginning hydroponic cultivation, hydro substrate is definitely worth considering.

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Hydro substrate: what is it and what do you use it for?

Hydro substrate is a type of growing medium or culture medium used in hydroponic systems also called is hydroponics. These are systems where crops are grown without being in the ground. Instead, plant roots are immersed in a water solution that contains all the nutrients the crop needs to grow. Hydro substrate is used to support the roots of the crop and provide a stable growing environment.

Hydro substrateAdvantages of growing on a hydro substrate

The main advantage of hydro substrate is that it combines the benefits of hydroponic cultivation with those of traditional soil cultivation. It offers better drainage and air circulation than traditional potting soil, ensuring healthier root growth and better nutrient absorption. In addition, hydro substrate contains no weed seeds or pathogens, making it a very hygienic option for growing crops.

Availability of Hydro substrates

Hydro substrate is available in different types, including rockwool and rockwool mixes. Each type of substrate has its own unique properties and is suitable for different types of plants and growing methods. For example, rockwool is a popular hydro substrate because of its good water absorption and airiness.

More efficient and hygienic

Using hydro substrate is not only beneficial for the crop, but also for the grower himself. For example, hydroponic systems with hydro substrate require much less water than traditional soil cultivation, so less water is wasted. In addition, hydroponic systems are more efficient in the use of nutrients, requiring less fertilizer. This can lead to higher yields and better quality crops.

Hydro substrate is therefore an excellent choice for anyone looking for a more efficient and hygienic way to grow crops. By combining the advantages of hydroponic cultivation with those of traditional soil cultivation, hydro substrate provides an optimal growing environment for different types of crops. Whether you are an experienced grower or just beginning hydroponic cultivation, hydro substrate is definitely worth considering.

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Grodan Grodan Plug Block ~ Starting Blocks
    With the Grodan Cuttings blocks, you have a stone wool starter block with great water retention and plenty of air.

    Available in: 40x40x40mm | 75x75...
    Grodan Grodan Rockwool tray
      Plastic sheet with rockwool plugs for rooting shoots.

      Available: 77 pcs tray | 150 pcs tray...
      Grodan Grodan Slab - 100 x 15 x 7.5cm
        The advantage of stone wool is that it has a high water holding capacity and contains a lot of air. In addition, stone wool is light, compact and rela...
        Cultilene Cultilene Mapito substrate
          Mapito consists of rockwool flakes and PU flakes. This creates an airy combination which hold moisture very well....
          Agra-Wool Agra-Wool Speedgrow Cuttings Block ~ Starting Blocks
            With the Agra-Wool Speedgrow cuttings blocks, you have starting blocks made from volcanic igneous rock basalt....
            Agra-Wool Agra-Wool SpeedGrow Plug Tray
              Speedgrow are natural products made from the volcanic igneous rock (solidification of lava) Basalt.

              Available:
              - 1 Tray - 84pcs
              - 1 Tray - 126pc...
              Agra-Wool Agra-Wool Hydro-X | 80 liters
                With Agra-Wool Hydro-X you have a modern and more environmentally friendly alternative to Mapito, this mix is composed of Earthwool flakes, Coconut fl...
                Agra-Wool Agra-Wool RFX-1 | 80 liter
                  RFX-1, also called Foam Wool Mix is supplied in cubes of 2x2x2 cm mixed with Foam flakes, specially developed for agriculture and horticulture....
                  Agra-Wool Agra-Wool RCX-1 | 3 bags - 240 liters
                    The Agra-Wool RCX-1 can also be called Rockwool Cube Mix, this substrate is made of 100% Earthwool.

                    Available in: 3 bags - 240 liters....
                    Agra-Wool Agra-Wool KWX-1 | 2 bags - 160 liters
                      The Agra-Wool KWX-1 can also be called Coconut Wool Mix, this substrate is made of Earthwool combined with 30% Coconut chips.

                      Available in: 2 bags ...
                      Agra-Wool Agra-Wool Speedgrow Slab
                        With the Agra-Wool Speedgrow slab, you have slabs made from volcanic igneous rock basalt....

                        Hydro substrate: what is it and what do you use it for?

                        Hydro substrate is a type of growing medium or culture medium used in hydroponic systems also called is hydroponics. These are systems where crops are grown without being in the ground. Instead, plant roots are immersed in a water solution that contains all the nutrients the crop needs to grow. Hydro substrate is used to support the roots of the crop and provide a stable growing environment.

                        Hydro substrateAdvantages of growing on a hydro substrate

                        The main advantage of hydro substrate is that it combines the benefits of hydroponic cultivation with those of traditional soil cultivation. It offers better drainage and air circulation than traditional potting soil, ensuring healthier root growth and better nutrient absorption. In addition, hydro substrate contains no weed seeds or pathogens, making it a very hygienic option for growing crops.

                        Availability of Hydro substrates

                        Hydro substrate is available in different types, including rockwool and rockwool mixes. Each type of substrate has its own unique properties and is suitable for different types of plants and growing methods. For example, rockwool is a popular hydro substrate because of its good water absorption and airiness.

                        More efficient and hygienic

                        Using hydro substrate is not only beneficial for the crop, but also for the grower himself. For example, hydroponic systems with hydro substrate require much less water than traditional soil cultivation, so less water is wasted. In addition, hydroponic systems are more efficient in the use of nutrients, requiring less fertilizer. This can lead to higher yields and better quality crops.

                        Hydro substrate is therefore an excellent choice for anyone looking for a more efficient and hygienic way to grow crops. By combining the advantages of hydroponic cultivation with those of traditional soil cultivation, hydro substrate provides an optimal growing environment for different types of crops. Whether you are an experienced grower or just beginning hydroponic cultivation, hydro substrate is definitely worth considering.