Slacker®

Premium Hybrid Grow Media

Work smarter, not harder...

There’s no longer any need to mix your own grow media because Slacker’s® lightly fortified, all-purpose formula combines Botanicare’s pure high-pith, twice-washed Cocogro® with all the ingredients and organic amendments you need to deliver excellent root aeration, exceptional hydroponic growth rates and high quality flavors and aromas. Pre-buffered, charged and pH balanced, it’s ready to use right out of the bag.

Quality is as important as yield in today’s competitive marketplace. Slacker represents the latest innovation in hybrid grow media and was developed to meet the demands of today’s master growers. Slacker’s one-of-a-kind hybrid blend provides hydroponicgrowth rates with organic quality flavors and aromas in one simple and ready-to-use bag.

Slacker is filled with all the ingredients you need to provide high root aeration,balanced pH, moisture-retention and disease-resistance along with slow-release organic nutrients. No need to add extra amendments, because Slacker combines 100% high-pith coco fiber with carefully-sourced organics and unique inputs.

Slacker is 100% coco coir-based and completely peat-free. Coco coir-based soil has become the clear choice for many growers due to its superior air and water retention properties and nutrient holding capacity. Coco coir has an unmatched natural resistance to soil borne diseases, is naturally fungus-free and resists infection. Slacker is made with Botanicare® Cocogro® premium 100% high pith coconut coir which is twice-washed, composted and buffered.

Instructions for use
  • 1. Fill pot or container with Slacker.
  • 2. Fully hydrate Slacker with filtered water.
  • 3. Transplant seedling, rooted clone cutting, or mature plant into Slacker.
  • 4. Add Rhizo Blast solution, watering container until a 10-20% runoff is achieved.
  • Note: Frequency of watering may require adjustment depending on environmental conditions. Variables to consider are, but not limited to: temperature of environment, light intensity, size of container, and maturity of plants. Individual circumstances may vary. Always check PPMs and pH.

Ingredients: High Pith Coconut Coir, Zeolite, Rice Hulls, Perlite, Compost, Feather Meal, Alfalfa Meal, Seabird Guano, Fish Bone Meal, Bat Guano, Kelp Meal, Oyster Shell, Montmorillonite, Earthworm Castings, Yucca Extract

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Q: What is the ideal pH when growing in Slacker?
A: As with all coco coir-based mediums, the ideal pH range is between 5.8 and 6.2.

Q: What should my PPMs be during each phase of growth when using Slacker?
A: Your PPMs will depend on growing conditions. We recommend following the pre-developed recipes or nutrient calculator found at botanicare.com.