COCONUT HUSK CHARCOAL: are chopped / cut from the coconut husk. These chips are available in different sizes, depending on the application. Horticultural charcoal is the perfect addition to any potting mix. There are many as yet unproven claims about the benefits of using charcoal, including its ability to absorb toxins and excess nutrients, which if true, enhance further the value of this product. However what is proven is the superior aeration and drainage it provides. Please note that our charcoal is derived from the husk shell of the coconut. There is no deforestation or bark stripping involved. Also, harvesting carries no adverse environmental impact.