Presentation on theme: "TUFF is the largest growing media manufacturer in Israel, producing and marketing professional substrates and potting soil."— Presentation transcript:
TUFF is the largest growing media manufacturer in Israel, producing and marketing professional substrates and potting soil.
Tuff Substrates established in 1970 for utilizing the unique and high quality Upper Galilee Heights tuff (Lava stone) deposits.
Since its establishment in 1970 Tuff Substrates has been the primary developer, producer and marketer of innovative soil-less growing techniques in Israel.
Intensive agronomic involvement positioned Tuff as the leader Israeli brand in the soilless culture production
Tuff operates in 4 production sites which enables the control of each step, from raw material selection until delivering the final product at grower site Production sites for: Lava (Tuff) Stone Quarry Potting soil operations Paper pot operation Coconuts based products operations in Sri – Lanka
Our activities with regards to soil less cultures utilities content 4 aspects: Potting soil for pot plants production. Landscape and roof gardens Coir based products (growbags) for cut flowers and vegetables production. Pepper plugs for propagation
Professional Potting soil Our potting soil products based on peat moss and coir dust, as the combination between the two, is proven to bust each one of their advantages, referring to physical and minerals characteristics.
Professional Potting soil Different peat moss and coir dust origins & grads are in use. Other additives are Perlite, pine Barks, sphagnum, polystyrene and Compost. In addition, various starter and slow release fertilizers All are combined to get a high quality tailor made products for the professional grower.
RAM – professional mixtures for the production of annuals and indoor plants Medium and course graded white peat are combined with coir dust (coco peat) to perform a light weight substrates establishing fast rutting combined with a compact plant. The - coir dust / peat moss - combination will be easily rewetted even after severe dryness. This, allows a longer intervals in between irrigation in purpose to increase shelf quality and reduce soil infection. RAM style product line Volumetric weight (g/l) pHEC (ds/m)TextureUsage 150-5005.3 – 6.20.5-1.4Medium- coarse 0.5 -7 liter pots + trays
ODEM – Professional mixtures for the production of shrubs and trees ODEM style are Courser in structure with an additional tuff giving a long lasting airy combination that will boost rooting and plant development. ODEM products are to be used in 7-50 liter buckets and tanks. ODEM style product line Volumetric weight (g/l) pHEC (ds/m)TextureUsage 300-10004.7 - 6.50.5-1.4Coarse - Extra coarse 7-50 liter containers
ZOHAR style - propagation substrates ZOHAR style is a fine propagation product line to be used in rooting and seedling trays. ZOHAR line contains a various range of water / air capacity. For the germination we prefer white porous Baltic peat based mixture as they will perform a better propagation uniformity. For the rutting coir dust based combinations are preferred as we look for fast drain. ZOHAR style product line Volumetric weight (g/l) pHEC (ds/m)TextureUsage 100 - 3504.7 - 6.50.5-1.2FinePropagation trays
TUFF ORCHIDES TUFF ORCHIDS contains the well known barks and sphagnum with our own additional coco - crushed cheeps & fibers. all ingredients allow better humidity involved, with the typical easy rewetting characteristics of the coco. With our tailor maid possibilities one can optimize the substrate to his orchids variant and irrigation habits.
SNIR – Paper Plug product line for a high performance cuttings The SNIR paper plugs are Extra fine, still, very airy propagation substrates, pact in papers. SNIR paper plugs are performed as bulk inside a box or packed in various models of trays.
PERFECT Sri - Lankan Coir based products for cut flowers and vegetables production.
PERFECT product line is the out come of our long professional involvement in the Israeli agricultural production. As we buy and mill the husks by ourselves, we improve quality and uniformity.
PERFECT - Coir based products Referring to the crop demands 3 basic PERFECT products are offered: STRAWBERRY VEGETABLES FLOWERS Each of the product lines have different variants according to grower needs and techniques.