Dutch Plantin present in Antalya again

To support sales to Turkey and the Middle East, Dutch Plantin will visit these markets more often. For example, between the 30th of November and the 3rd of December, we will join the Growtech Eurasia 2016 in Antalya, together with the Netherlands Export Combination (NEC). You are welcome to meet Wim Roosen at the Holland…

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How to handle 5 kg blocks?

If there is a substrate manufacturer nearby, cocopeat can be supplied in loose form and ‘ready to use’ like Dutch Plantin is doing in The Netherlands. To save on transport costs direct supply of compressed 5 kg blocks can be interesting. However, then the customer has to process the coir himself. 
This can be done…

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News about crops: Lisianthus planted in cocopeat

The first thing Lisianthus plants are known for are their beautiful bell-shaped flowers. Unfortunately, the second thing Lisianthus plants are known for is being notoriously difficult to cultivate. For best results, grow the plant from plugs – small seedlings that are well-developed in their growth and purchased in plastic trays – instead of attempting to…

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Superb quality coco peat from NL and India

The potting soil industry in and around The Netherlands is very satisfied with the quality of our coco pith: there is no other supplier that offers such consistent quality in terms of structure, buffering and the EC level. Dutch Plantin’s coco pith and coco chips maintain an optimum air % for a long period of…

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More coir growbags in Dutch greenhouses? Dutch growers’ opinions

Growers have been successfully growing on substrates for decades. From the nineties onwards, coir-based growbags were introduced by several manufacturers, with varying success. At first, there were issues with the lifespan of the plastic, and the coir bags were considered too wet. However, the Sri Lankan and Indian plastics industry improved the quality of the…

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