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The worlds most prominent tree growers use Root Pouch containers

The worlds most prominent tree growers use Root Pouch containers

IN GROUND CONTAINERS

Only Root Pouch offers a natural fiber blended fabric.

The natural fiber absorbs water, drawing it towards the bag from surrounding soil, allowing sprinklers and rain water to nourish roots.

“We are proud to feature Root Pouch fabric containers in our nursery production. Durable and made from both natural and recycled materials, we consider them to be the best of its type on the market.” - J. Frank Schmidt & Sons Co.

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EXPLANATIONS & RECOMMENDATIONS

pros & cons of the different fabric blends, densities and thicknesses in our fabric containers

Natural fiber blends ( degradable fabrics )

—In-ground growing containers—

[PROS] Offers root zone temperature protection, has hydrophilic properties, absorbs water from surrounding soil, acts as a nurturing membrane while creating a controlled dense fibrous root structure, offers permeability plus they are breathable. East to ship, direct-from-field.

[CONS] Depending on the degradability timing limitations 9percentage of natural fiber blend/density/thickness), natural fibers will start to degrade and lose tinsel strength.

—Above Ground (Container Yard) Growing—

[PROS] Offers superb evenly distributed moister control throughout the pot, evenly diffuses temperature differences while providing insulation. Attracts and absorbs water from the sides from sprinklers and rain, ships easily.

[CONS] Depending on the percentage of natural fibers and thickness, tinsel strength may be a factor.

100% PETE (no natural fibers blended into fabric)

made of recycled plastic water bottles

—Above Ground (Container Yard) Growing—

[PROS] Extremely strong, high tinsel strength, 260 g/m2 to 300 g/m2 fabrics available, prevents root circling, breathable, provides protection from extreme temperature fluctuations, prevents root damage from direct sunlight, easy to handle, ships easily.

[CONS] Not recommended for in-ground growing. Man-made fibers have more of a hydrophobic property to them and do not draw water toward them as natural fibers do. If a fabric does not contain natural fibers we suggest growers use a drip system for in-ground growing.

[OVERALL PROS]

- all Root Pouch PETE is derived from recycled plastic water bottles. No new raw petroleum or new fossil fuels are used. All PETE is BPA free and inert (chemically inactive)

- All Root Pouch fabric is manufactured by Root Pouch to insure quality of raw material content

See how our customers use Root Pouch...

“We are proud to feature Root Pouch fabric containers in our nursery production. Durable and made from both natural and recycled materials, we consider them to be the best product of its type on the market.”

Gordy Webster

Container Production Manager, JFS

Gordy Webster

“Root Pouch is a progressive quality product that performs as it claims. I believe Root Pouch will one day become the norm just like how the plastic container replaced the metal can.”

Daniel Jackson

Bailey Nurseries

Daniel Jackson

“Because we grow in Root Pouch brand pots we know first hand the strong and healthy root system that the Root Pouch pot produces. This gives us assurance we are offering our customers the highest quality plants and trees available.”

Brian Chojnacki

Sooner Plant Farm

Brian Chojnacki

Check out who else is using Root Pouch...
Natorps Nursery, Ohio, USA
J. Frank Schmidt & Sons Co, USA
Sheridan Nurseries, Canada
Bailey Nursery, USA

Belloch Forestal, Barcelona, Spain

​Belloch Forestal

Pictures: Green fabric Root Pouch

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Sheridan Nurseries, Canada

Sheridan uses the Root Pouch as both a stand alone pot and as a pot-n-pot insert. Sheridan has been granted Nursery Grower of the Year two times by the Canadian Nursery and Landscape Association.

Pictured: Boxer Brown 15 gallon w/handles Image Credit: Bart Brusse, Sheridan Nurseries

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J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co., Oregon, USA

Root Pouch fabric pots, in custom grey 10 x 10 size. Planting budded trees in field production.

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Willamette Tree, Oregon, U.S.A

​Willamette Tree Wholesale

Pictured: Root Pouch 35 gallon with handles in grey 3-4 year, stored can-tight.

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Bailey Nurseries, OR/WA/MN/IL, USA

​Bailey Nurseries Pictured: both 2 gallon size plants grown in container for 12 months, the plant on the left in a charcoal 18-24 Root Pouch, the plant on the right in a traditional 2 gallon plastic pot.

Image credit: Daniel Jackson, Bailey Nurseries

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R&H Nursery, Oregon, USA

R&H Nursery

Pictured: 3 gallon 12-15 month Root Pouches

Easy to pick up and carry.

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Treetec, Chile

​TreeTec Nursery

Pictured: 3qt 12-15 month Root Pouches with quercus plants inoculated with truffles.

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Sooner Plant Farm, OK, USA

Sooner Plant Farm

Taylor Junipers in Root Pouches

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Sooner Plant Farm, OK, USA

Sooner Plant Farm

Japanese Maples in Root Pouches

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Meet our suite of grow products for commercial growers

The worlds most prominent tree growers use Root Pouch containers

Boxer Line

Non-Degradable

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The worlds most prominent tree growers use Root Pouch containers

Grey

250 g/m2 natural fiber blend

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The worlds most prominent tree growers use Root Pouch containers

Charcoal

150 g/m2 natural fiber blend

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The worlds most prominent tree growers use Root Pouch containers

Thin Black

90 g/m2 natural fiber blend

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