Gold Label HydroCorn Clay Pebbles are probably the most effective type of clay pebbles for hydroponic use.
HydroCorn have a much more uneven shape than the traditional clay ball and are shaped a bit like popcorn. Gold Label HydroCorn is RHP certified which means that it is a consistent and high quality grow-medium that’s completely crop-safe.
Gold Label – A long-standing favourite brand of grow-mediumsHydroCorn – has a rough and irregular shape for even greater water-holdingHas a naturally very low CF levelProvides a secure and stable hydroponic rooting mediumRe-useableCan be used to top-dress soil or coco to reduce evaporationCan be mixed into soil, coco or soilless mediums to improve drainageAllows incredibly fast root growth due to the huge amount of oxygen in the root-zoneHow Gold Label – HydroCorn Clay Pebbles work:
Gold Label HydroCorn Clay Pebbles are irregular-shaped pebbles of expanded clay which resemble popcorn. They have an uneven and coarse surface with lots of pores, giving them a huge surface area which allows them to hold lots of water. Because the clay pebbles are hard they do not compact down and they retain air-spaces between them providing lots of oxygen for roots. The spaces between them also mean that Gold Label HydroCorn Clay Pebbles drain very freely avoiding water-logging. HydroCorn can be added to soils, coco and soilless mixes to improve drainage or can be used to top-dress pots containing other grow-mediums to reduce water evaporation.
Using Gold Label – HydroCorn Clay Pebbles 45 Litres:Gold Label HydroCorn Clay Pebbles usually need to be washed prior to being used as they tend to have clay-dust on them due to rubbing together during transportation. For the very best results, wash and soak in pH adjusted water over a period of 3-5 days, replacing the pH’ed water daily. This will produce a medium that does not increase the CF of your nutrient solution and has minimal impact on pH. When th