Vegetable products

By: Grodan  09-12-2011
Keywords: Vegetable Growers

The horticultural sector is changing fast. Increasing competition and new legislation and regulations ensure that growers have to keep updating their operating processes on an ongoing basis. In addition, both distributors and consumers are raising the standards they set regarding the quality of end products. All these things add up to make pressure in the sector high.

Grodan responds to this pressure by developing a steady stream of new, innovative growth solutions and production technologies. One of the most recent developments is the patented Next Generation technology. Thanks to their revolutionary hydrophilic fibres, substrate slabs, blocks and plugs produced using this technology offer users considerable advantages – from better rooting, uniformity and resaturation to a greater control range and more even WC and EC distribution.

Grodan has developed a carefully balanced range of products based on Next Generation technology with vegetable growers specifically in mind. All these products help the grower increase crop yield, improve product quality, and limit operating risks, while improving operating results.

Both vegetative and generative steerable substrate.

Wide control range and dry nature for generative steering.

Subtrate for ultra quick root and growth development.

Reliable substrate with plain irrigation.

Multi year substrate slab, flexible in use due to wide control range.

Keywords: Vegetable Growers

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Next Generation Substrates

With its very innovative Next Generation solutions, Grodan meets the growing needs of propagators for products that can significantly improve the quality and quantity of their crops. Uniformity Thanks to the improved properties of the slab, the water content and the EC level are more uniform throughout the slab and when comparing between slabs.


Water Content Meter

Both of these meters give the grower full insight into the WC and EC levels and temperature in the crop’s root environment, and both are perfectly suited tools for monitoring the crop and adjusting the watering and fertilizer dosage to the plant's needs. Controlled and focused irrigation is essential for healthy growth and the strong development of the crop, and also limits consumption of energy, water and fertilizers.


Grodan Pro plug

The new plug is characterised by its brown colour as new raw materials have been used in the production process, which have considerably improved the reliability of the Grodan Pro. Grodan Pro not only optimises your cultivation results, it also contributes to enhancing the sustainability of the propagation process. Moreover, propagators who use the new plug use water far more efficiently, as all the water can be fully recirculated.



Blocks and plugs for the cultivation of plants, an indispensable basis for the uniformity of plants and optimal root development. Substrate slabs for vegetables, essential for an optimal crop with high yield and excellent product quality. Products for the cultivation of rose, gerbera, anthurium and cymbidium. A guarantee for a vigorous and uniform crop.