Details & Features
This 128 cell forestry propagation container holds 30mm diameter, 4” tall Ellepots. Produced in South Africa, these trays nest very closely together keeping global shipping costs to a minimum.
NEW: Additional vertical root training ribs to more securely hold the Ellepots and to create better roots. We have also added a flat area on the end of the tray to allow for easier internal labelling/marking of trays.
One of the key concepts with the Ellepot/Proptek system is how compatible with automation it is. Serious time and money efficiency savings can be made throughout the whole growing process, right from filling, to sorting & grading to shipping out of the door. Even in semi-automated or more manual nurseries, a Proptek/Ellepot system shows time and time again excellent savings on labor costs.
The Ellepot supports the growing media and holds it together whilst the roots are growing, meaning they can be moved or transplanted far sooner than in traditional systems. The Ellepot inserts are held in such a way that also allows enough air movement for great aeration and drainage and fantastic ‘air pruning’ of the root system. The tray also keeps the plants raised off the ground away from standing water to allow air to better flow around the base to help air pruning. This also stops the plants sitting damp in puddles, helping reduce disease and waterlogging.
Once the trees are grown to the desired size, the Ellepot insert can be removed, packaged and sent to the field or customer without any plastic leaving the nursery, helping to ensure containers never go missing. This also helps with disease management, as you aren’t bringing any contaminated containers back to to the nursery.
As all our products are made from tough injection molded plastic, they have a very long working life when compared to a Styrofoam container / Styroblock. This long life equates to a very large saving and improved return on investment over the life of the tray.
26" x 13"
Min Order Qty
Forestry, Eucalyptus, Pine
Landscape Trees, Shrub Liners
Fruit Trees, Nuts