Strawberry Growing Media

The Strawberry growing media from BVB Substrates are tailor-made and produced to fit the exact needs of the grower. Our Sales Advisors offer advice on the best solutions depending on, for example, the demands of the crop, water quality, cultivation and irrigation methods and the preferences of the grower.

Different methods of strawberry growing

There are multiple methods for growing strawberries in combination with different plant types. Strawberries may be grown in gutters or containers. There are strawberry varieties that are grown for a short period of time, and varieties that require longer, more continual growing. Some strawberry varieties bear fruit almost the whole year round. Each method of growing demands a different, tailored growing medium. BVB Substrates’ strawberry growing media are composed of high quality raw materials. We offer products with great stability, that have the right moisture levels and air content for every grower’s needs.

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Types of strawberry products

In general, we can provide growers with two types of products. These are standard products available from the product lines presented below. However, all our products can be tailored depending on your specific requirements.

Product nameBest suitable forMain components
Strawberry Excellentlong-term cropping, everbearingcocopeat, European block peat, perlite
Strawberry Excellent Propagationpropagationcocopeat, European block peat fractions, perlite
Strawberry Excellent Coirshort-term & long-term croppingcocopeat
Strawberry Excellent Coarsefacilities with bad water quality
coarse European block peat
Strawberry Premium Fruitshort-term croppingEuropean peat
Strawberry Premium Propagationpropagationcocopeat, European block peat fractions

Strawberry Excellent Line

The Excellent Line offers high-quality, stable growing media. All of the strawberry growing media within this product line offer long-term stability and an optimal balance in the water and air content. Both of these factors are extremely important for growing different strawberry varieties over a long period of time. We offer the following mixtures that can, of course, be tailored to your needs.

Strawberry Excellent

This strawberry product is the ideal option for long-term crops of everbearing varieties. It is also suitable for double-cropping June-bearing varieties.

The mixture is based on block peat fractions, cocopeat and perlite.
Strawberry Excellent ensures a high air capacity within the substrate, which is beneficial for the rooting of the crop.

Strawberry Excellent Propagation

Strawberry Excellent Propagation has been developed to optimally support growing plants. It is a composition based on block peatcocopeat and perlite. This last raw material adds more airiness to the mixture, which promotes strong root development.

Strawberry Excellent Coir

This growing medium is suitable for both short-term and long-term crops of strawberries. The growing medium is composed from 100% high-quality cocopeat. The quality of our cocopeat is ensured by our production process, during which the raw material is washed and buffered in our own modern facilities.

Strawberry Excellent Coarse

This mixture consists of high-quality, coarse European block peat. It has been specially developed to be used in growing facilities with a less than ideal water quality.

Strawberry Premium Line

The Premium Line is an optimal solution for varieties that are grown for a short period of time. All of these products meet the requirements and conditions for different strawberry varieties.

Strawberry Premium Fruit

This high quality growing medium is the best fit for short-term cropping of strawberry plants. The mixture contains the best European peat.

Strawberry Premium Propagation

This is an optimized mixture that can be used for the propagation of strawberry plants in trays. The mixture roughly consists of two components: high-quality cocopeat and fine fractions of block peat.

Again, this cocopeat is washed and buffered in our own facilities to ensure a premium quality product.

 

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