Rockwool Section: Innovative Growing Medium for Hydroponics and Beyond

The Rockwool Section offers a range of Rockwool products, a popular growing medium in hydroponic and soilless cultivation. Known for its versatility and efficiency, Rockwool provides an ideal environment for plant roots, ensuring optimal growth and development.

Understanding Rockwool as a Growing Medium

Rockwool, made from molten rock spun into cotton-candy-like fibres, is renowned for its excellent air and water retention properties. It is pH neutral and sterile, making it a popular choice among hydroponic growers for seed starting, cloning, and growing plants to maturity.

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Grodan Delta Cubes

  • Effortless start-up of propagation
  • Uniform WC and EC distribution
  • Easy WC management
  • Excellent root growth throughout the block
  • Greater firmness for better handling

NFT Spreader Mats – 20ft – 100ft length

Used in NFT systems (Nutrient Film Technique) to spread the nutrient evenly throughout the root zone, promoting accelerated plant growth.

Rockwool Trays

grodan rockwool propagation cubes for growing seeds or taking cuttings.
Key Features of Rockwool Products
  1. Superior Aeration and Water Retention: Rockwool provides a balance of air and water to plant roots, which is crucial for healthy growth. Its structure ensures that roots have access to both oxygen and moisture at all times.
  2. Sterile and Inert: Being sterile, Rockwool is free from pests, diseases, and weed seeds. Its inert nature means it doesn’t alter the nutrient composition of the feeding solution.
  3. Versatility: Rockwool is suitable for a wide range of hydroponic systems, including drip systems, flood and drain, and deep water culture. It can also be used in soil-based gardening as a soil amendment.
  4. Sizes and Shapes: Available in various sizes and shapes, Rockwool fits different growing needs, from small cubes for seedlings to larger blocks for mature plants.
  5. Sustainability: Many Rockwool products are made with sustainable practices, and some types are recyclable, making them an eco-friendly option for environmentally conscious growers.
Conclusion The Rockwool Section is an excellent resource for growers seeking a reliable, efficient growing medium. Whether for commercial hydroponic setups or home gardening projects, Rockwool offers a practical solution for a variety of cultivation needs.