Pots & Trays Potpourri

Pots & Trays Potpourri

Plantable Packs
Western Pulp Products:
The Molded Fiber Retail Plug Carrier for 65 and 70mm plugs contains 88 percent pre-consumer recycled paper content, making this product truly plantable. The carriers are available in three configurations: the 6-Pack Carrier, the 5-Pack Carrier and the new Hexagon Carrier.
www.westernpulp.com

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Bio-Responsible
Bellan International Unlimited:
Coming from a pollution-free manufacturing process, Biopots are biodegradable and made from renewable natural materials, such as bamboo, straw and rice husks. When in contact with soil and water, Biopots will begin to breakdown after a year of use. Biopots allow plant roots to breathe, and they come in a variety of sizes.
www.biopots.com
 
Easy Breathing
ITML:
Three new size additions to the TLC Ultra Series Square Plug Tray line are 128, 162 and 200. Designed with surface vent holes for greater air circulation around foliage, the 128, 162 and 200 TLC Ultra Series Square Plug Trays are compatible with most automated seeders and transplanters.
www.itml.com
 
Ellepot Friendly
Blackmore Company:
Designed to accept a 50 count of 30mm Ellepots, the new 50 T Ellepot Tray comes with extra large drain holes. Blackmore also introduces a new 84 count Ellepot tray specifically designed for 25mm Ellepots, and has fluted cell walls for extra strength. Both are ideal for propagation.
www.blackmoreco.com
 
POP Options
Landmark Plastic Corp.:
The 4.33 Deep Round Maxi-Grow Pot features Landmark’s Maxi-Grow nine bi-level punched drain holes and a rim design with hoop strength for use in the latest automation equipment. The pot also includes a tag slot in the rim, a large surface area for labels, and is compatible with its new eight-count Transport Tray.
www.landmarkplastic.com
 
Goodbye Pots
TO Plastics:
With an emphasis placed on saving space, the new SPT-T-R8 Landscape Tray from TO Plastics comes in a 10 by 20 tray. Made of a sturdy material blend, it can be used as a stand-alone container. The rounded “pop-up” bottom provides enhanced drainage and easier plant removal.
www.toplastics.com
 
Properly Propagated
Proptek:
The new Proptek 45-Cell Tray Liner is designed specifically for woody ornamental/nursery stock propagators. The tray is injection molded for long-life and easy handling. Side vents in all cells enable air root pruning, and the vertical ribs direct roots to the holes and base of the cell.
www.proptek.com
 

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5 comments on “Pots & Trays Potpourri

  1. dear sir,
    we are based in abudhabi (uae),as a irrigation material trading company.
    .we want these seedling trays on regular basis.
    this time we need 10000 pcs of approximately 50cells tray.

    please mention the best price and delivery time.please also mention the material is virgin or recycle
    Regards

    Tarun Kamal
    Delma Royal Trading LLC
    Mob: +971 50 4463467
    Tel: + 971 2 6318455
    Fax +971 2 6318483
    PO Box: 29421
    Abu Dhabi, UAE

  2. Do you interested eco flowerpots and nursry pots?

    We are factory which professional in producing Plant Fibre serial products. All our products are made from nature plant materials, using bamboo, rice hull, and so on,
    Which can be degraded back to nature, biodegrade naturally, no harm and pollulion to environment and human life. Our main products is Such as Flower pots series, nursery tray series,Tableware Series, and so on .

    We want to as you vendor,Could pls kindly forwared this informaiton to your garden purchase department with many thanks!

  3. dear sir,
    we are based in abudhabi (uae),as a irrigation material trading company.
    .we want these seedling trays on regular basis.
    this time we need 10000 pcs of approximately 50cells tray.

    please mention the best price and delivery time.please also mention the material is virgin or recycle
    Regards

    Tarun Kamal
    Delma Royal Trading LLC
    Mob: +971 50 4463467
    Tel: + 971 2 6318455
    Fax +971 2 6318483
    PO Box: 29421
    Abu Dhabi, UAE

  4. Do you interested eco flowerpots and nursry pots?

    We are factory which professional in producing Plant Fibre serial products. All our products are made from nature plant materials, using bamboo, rice hull, and so on,
    Which can be degraded back to nature, biodegrade naturally, no harm and pollulion to environment and human life. Our main products is Such as Flower pots series, nursery tray series,Tableware Series, and so on .

    We want to as you vendor,Could pls kindly forwared this informaiton to your garden purchase department with many thanks!

  5. GARDEN NATURA Product Range is for Greenhouses, Seedling Producers, Ornamental Flower Growers, Vegetable and Fruit seedling production, Rose producers. The Product Range we have; injection moulded plastic nursery pots&containers, thermoformed trays and pots bamboo sticks, peat moss, fertilizers, irrigation equipments and all other nursery needs If you need we are glad to co operate with you, please contact me from murat.arikan@gardennatura.com Regards

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