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Coconut Milk
    #258377 - 08/01/09 09:13 AM (7 years, 10 months ago)

So I have heard that coconut milk can encourage plant growth, largely due to the high levels of a cytokinin called zeatin. There was a study done in the 1940's, where 10% coconut milk was added to the substrate that wheat was grown in...and there was a significant improvement in yield. I was thinking about trying this in my next grow on one plant to see what the difference is...and report back. Any suggestions or comment on this? I have also heard that application of coconut milk to the seeds help increase germination rate.

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Re: Coconut Milk [Re: Data]
    #258589 - 08/01/09 08:41 PM (7 years, 10 months ago)

This would be a good experiment... Growing two of the same
strain plants for a direct comparison.  Zeatin in raw form
is sold by chemical plant supply stores, but it's kind of
a lot more than most would probably want to spend if good
results can be achieved just with plain old coconut.

Think $1 a mg.


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Re: Coconut Milk [Re: reagoopi]
    #260198 - 08/05/09 05:24 PM (7 years, 10 months ago)

I would be pretty interested in the outcome of such an experiment.


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Re: Coconut Milk [Re: Data]
    #260224 - 08/05/09 06:13 PM (7 years, 10 months ago)

Do a grow journal.    :thumbup:


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Re: Coconut Milk [Re: Data]
    #265316 - 08/14/09 06:16 PM (7 years, 10 months ago)

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agmotes165 said:
So I have heard that coconut milk can encourage plant growth, largely due to the high levels of a cytokinin called zeatin. There was a study done in the 1940's, where 10% coconut milk was added to the substrate that wheat was grown in...and there was a significant improvement in yield. I was thinking about trying this in my next grow on one plant to see what the difference is...and report back. Any suggestions or comment on this? I have also heard that application of coconut milk to the seeds help increase germination rate.

peace
agmotes165




It seems coconuts Have many great growing properties.Coconut Coir is becoming more and more popular as a soil amendments .


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Re: Coconut Milk [Re: Mustache]
    #265360 - 08/14/09 07:44 PM (7 years, 10 months ago)

Do a grow journal with this, I would really like to hear the outcome.  :burnone:


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