Nordisk Perlite has developed a special quality for hydroponics: “Perli-gro”.
Perli-gro Perlite has a very high capillary action ( necessary in warm weather) and also a high capacity of air. Perli-gro Perlite has a constant air and water capacity through the Perlite layer, which creates optimum growing conditions.
Perli-gro Perlite can be reused anywhere plants are growing. If the system with buckets has been used Perli-gro Perlite can be reused more than 12 years with steam or chemical treatment.
Which plants can grow in Perli-gro Perlite hydroponics?
Almost all plants. There is a huge experience with cucumbers, tomatoes, melons, peppers and strawberries, further flowers as roses, carnations and gerberas. Also house plants as hibiscus, chrysanthemum and rubber plants are growing in Perli-gro Perlite.
Our special Perli-gro perlite has been reused more than 12 years in growing cucumbers in bucket with result of 65 kg/m³ pr. plant pr. year. Perli-gro Perlite has been steam sterilized every year.