Which substrate slab is suitable for my cultivation?

It is important to know which type of cultivation you are planning in order to choose the proper substrate mat. Various substrates are available on the basis of these components. Each vegetation has its own needs and demands. Therefore one type of substrate mat does not fit all cultivation. It’s either a substrate that supports rapid root development of a plant or one that is fully controllable. There are also few substrates that can be used for multiple years. Royal Brinkman has a large selection of substrates.

          Vegetable cultivation substrateOrnamental cultivation substratePropagation nursery substrate
vegetables grower
flower growers
Propagation nursery

Scroll down to see the specific assortment per cultivation.
 

Vegetable cultivation substrate

Royal Brinkman has a large assortment of vegetable cultivation substrate. Browse the assortment below and click on images for more information or to request quote.

Grotop Master Grotop master Dry Grotop expert

Single-year slab with high re-saturation rate up to 72%
Cultivation: tomatoes
 Optimal yield
 More benefit from climate management
 Robust strong plants
 Lasting usage of water and fertilizers
Single- year slab with coarser fibre structure and more density.
Cultivation: tomatoes and egg plant
 Generative crop response
 Broad yield
 Fast refreshment with little drainage
 Stronger roots, stronger vegetation
One-year slab with vertical fibre structure
Cultivation: tomatoes, sweet peppers, egg plant
 Fast leaf surface development
 Perfect for precision growing
 Maximum production and quality
 Broad yield and complete control



 



Grodan VitalGrodan Vital Dry 
 
One year slab for fast re-saturation  within safe yield
Cutlivation: tomatoes, sweet peppers, cucumbers and egg plant
 Sustained water and nutrient supply
 Simple irrigation
 Fast, uniform gas development
 Efficient WG and EC correction
One year slab with steady water distribution over the base
Cultivation: sweetpeppers, cucumbers and egg plant
 Generative crop response
 Fast and stable crop response
 Fast weather dependent response
 High irrigation efficiency
 


Ornamental cultivation substrate

Royal Brinkman has a large assortment of floriculture substrate. Browse the assortment below and click on images for more information of to request a quote.

Flortop Rosa  Grodan Vitaflor  Grodan Grofit 

 
 
Multi-year slab with improved structure for extra firmness
Cultivation: roses
 Optimal control
 Perfect root penetration
 Better plant balance in each growing phase
 Optimal re-saturation, less draining
 Multi- year slab with sturdiest structure with re-saturation capacity to 70%
Cultivation: especially roses
 Simple irrigation
 Longevity
 Vigorous and uniform crop
 Rapid replenishment
 Suitable for multiple year use with homogenous distribution of water and nutrients .
Cultivation: Gerbera
 Growth strength and vegetative start
 Superfast root penetration and growth
 Directing in all seasons
 Simpler harvesting due to solid disk
     
     
Grocube    

    
Multi-year use, unique,hydrophilic fibre which easily attracts water
Cultivation: anthurium, cybidium and hydrangea
 Airy and dry growth medium
 Optimal usage of substrate volume
 Maintains structure
 Fast rooting, more growth strength
    
     

Nursery substrate

Royal Brinkman has a large assortment of nursery substrate slabs. Browse the below assortment and click on the images for more information or to request a quote.

Grodan Delta  Grodan Delta Plug  Grodan SBS

 
 
Firm, for good controllable cultivation.
Cultivation: cut flowers and vegetable plants
 Even water distribution
 Easily controlled
 Excellent root formation
 Firm and stable
 Plug for uniform germination and plant development
Cultivation: vegetable crops
 Improved air and water management
 Even root development
 Good firmness and stability
 Efficient with water and nutrients
 Plug for germination and first cultivation phase
Cultivation: vegetable and floriculture
 Uniform germination and plant quality
 Good air/water management
 Even root development
 Good firmness and stability
     
     
Grodan Macro plug Grodan AO  
  
  
Ideal germination plug for crops propagated via fabric cultivation
Cultivation: Gerberas, etc.
 Uniform germination and plant quality
 Good air/water management
 Even root development
 Good firmness and stability
 Plug for germination and first cultivation phase
Cultivation: vegetable and floriculture
 Uniform germination and plant quality
 Good air/water management
 Even root development
 Good firmness and stability
  




More information
Do you have questions in regards to choosing the suitable substrate slab? Contact our product specialist in crop rotation Martin Meuldijk, or fill in the form below. 

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