Using Coco Peat for Your Succulents

Coco peat, also known as coconut coir or simply coir, is a natural fibre derived from the husk of coconuts

It has become a popular alternative to traditional peat moss in gardening because of its sustainability and impressive water-retention capabilities.

If you’re considering using coco peat for your succulents, here are some steps to get started:

Prepare the Mix

Create a well-draining succulent soil mix by combining coco peat with perlite or sand.

The ratio should be around two parts coco peat to 1 part perlite or sand.

Transplant with Care

When repotting your succulents, gently remove them from their existing soil, shake off excess soil, and place them in the new coco peat mix.

Water Wisely

Water your succulents sparingly. Coco peat retains moisture, so you won’t need to water as frequently as with traditional potting soil.

Monitor Growth

Monitor your succulents’ growth and adjust your watering routine.

Succulents are relatively low-maintenance, but they still require attention to thrive.

Coco peat can be an excellent choice for succulent growers thanks to its water-retention capabilities, neutral pH, and environmental friendliness.