Substrates play a critical role in vertical farming, providing plants with the necessary support and nutrients they need to grow. The choice of substrate will depend on the specific requirements of the plants, as well as the resources and budget available for the vertical farm. With the right substrate, vertical farming can be an efficient and sustainable way to grow a wide variety of plants in a small space.
VegBed Bamboo substrate is a type of substrate that is used in vertical farming and hydroponic gardening. It is made from bamboo fibers, which are derived from the bamboo plant. Bamboo is a fast-growing, sustainable resource that is widely available in many parts of the world.
VegBed Bamboo substrate has several advantages over other substrates. For example, it is lightweight, easy to handle, and has a high water-holding capacity. This makes it a good substrate for plants that require a lot of water and nutrients.
Additionally, bamboo fibers have a high surface area and are highly porous, which helps to promote the growth of beneficial microorganisms that can help to improve the overall health of the plants.
VegBed Bamboo substrate is also biodegradable and can be used as a soil amendment after being used.
Another advantage of using VegBed Bamboo substrate is that it is sustainable, as it is made from a renewable resource that can be grown quickly and without the use of pesticides or fertilizers.
Summarized the features of VegBed Bamboo substrate
- Outstanding water retention (Holds 9.5 times its weight in water!)
- Naturally biodegradable. No need to bring to a commercial composting facility.
- Incredibly easy to use
- Leaves no mess or residue - easy clean up
- Transfer directly to packaging or deliver straight to the restaurant. No soil or coco coir mess.
- No nutrient solution or pH adjustments needed. But you can add your own for increased production.
- Won't alter microgreen taste like other mediums (e.g., hemp)
What is the difference between VegBed Bamboo substrate compare to other well-known substrates in the Vertical Farming / hydroponics market..
Cubic Grow is the exclusive dealer of VegBed products in Europe and we can provide you with different standard size products. Of course if you require a specific dimension, ask us!
Bamboo substrate mats
Each pack comes with 10 mats and are pre-cut to fit standard 50.8cm x 25.4cm germination trays. This size are sold in a box of 100 sheets. Minimum quantity is 200 sheets, 2 boxes.
Bamboo substrate Roll
Each roll is sized 0.25cm. x 30.5m. so that you can cut to your specifications. They can be cut easily into 25.4 x 50.8cm mats or whatever size you prefer. Using a paper guillotine cutter works perfectly. Equal to approximately 60 (25.4 x 50.8cm) sheets.
Bamboo substrate customized
For as well the mats (sheets) and the rolls, we can adjust sizes on request. Of course we need to know the quantity you would need to make a solid offer. Please use the link below and ask us.