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Detailed information on stone wool including tips on Grodan Rockwool Hydroponic Products. Top quality stonewool manufacturers specifically engineered products for propagating young plants, cut-flower production and greenhouse vegetable production.

This is a clean product, no pollutants or harmful bacteria. It does not lock up or release any substances, ensuring all water and nutrients are available to the plant. It is easy to control and steer the growth of the crop to achieve higher yields than seen in soil-bound cultivation. Stone wool can be recycled (eg composting).

Grodan’s stone wool are specially designed for irrigation efficiency and uniformity.

Resources on Growing in Rockwool

Grodan Grow Guide: Hort Americas Grodan Guide

Article:  Nutrient Solution Formulation for Hydroponic Tomatoes in Florida.   By George and Bob Hochmuth.

Article:  Changes of Physical Properties in Rockwool and Glasswool Slabs during Hydroponic Cultivation of Roses.  Jacek S Nowak

Video:  Hydroponic Production Systems & Specialty Crops:  Building a Floating Hydroponic Garden.  Bob Hochmuth.

Article:  Retractable Roof Greenhouse Production of Basil and Lemon Grass in a Semi-Arid Climate.  Jenn Nelkin and Ursula K Schuch while at the University of Arizona.

Article:  Hydroponic Systems from Charles W Marr at Kansas State University

Sizing Chart in Inches for Propagation Materials (AO Plugs), Growing Blocks (DM 4 and DM6) and Grow Slabs or Grow Bags. This handout is a little old but will help you if you are looking for specific details on Grodan Rockwool Hydroponic Products.

Prepping your rockwool for successful Propagation of your Young Plants.

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