New at PropTec!
PlantPaper - 100% natural eco-friendliness
The goal of PlantPaper
We wish to make your life easier and greener – and PlantPaper will do just that.
- It is a universal product that can be used for a variety of fields such as seedlings, young plants, forestry and sugarcanes. You name it and PlantPaper will help you make it grow.
- But PlantPaper is much more than a piece of paper. It is a new and more free way of thinking.
Facts about PlantPaper
- 100% bio-based and natural.
- Contains no glue or fossil oil-based plastics.
- 100% degradable - no contamination when degrading.
- Tested at growers all over the world - no fungus occured on PlantPaper - no fungicide needed.
- Competitive prices - independent of changing oil prices.
- Today, PlantPaper is patent pending in148 countries worldwide.
Also New at PropTec!
Grow-Tech: Advanced Rooting Substrate
Technology for the Professional Grower
Cellular Rooting Sponge Technology - Soilless Growing Media
PropTec's FlexiPlugs are a propagation system that will increase the efficiency of your greenhouse by allowing for earlier transplanting, better crop timing and full automation. Both hydroponic and traditional greenhouse growers use FlexiPlugs for rooting cuttings and seed germination. Our growing media is pH balanced and can be formulated to include micronutrients and beneficial biologicals. FlexiPlugs are designed to put you in control.
We know that nurserymen are always looking for ways to increase efficiency in their production systems. FlexiPlugs maximize quality and eliminate waste thus saving time and money. They consist of stabilized plugs made of peat, other organics and a foam binder. They provide consistent moisture control and high aeration which reduce rooting times. Whether you are growing from seeds or cuttings, this means a faster crop turnaround for you, and because the plugs come pre-moistened and dibbled, standard growing media preparation time is eliminated.
Highsun's own growers say, "Flexiplugs have been a huge improvement for our new foliage crops that are difficult to deflask. The decreased losses have more than outweighed the slight increase in deflasking costs."
FlexiPlugs at a Glance:
Benefits for Plants
- Improved aeration
- pH balanced
- Higher water holding capacity and even dry down
Benefits for Growers
- Greater control over production processes
- Earlier & easier transplanting
- Greater initial densities
Let the ZenPlug reduce the stress of planting your tissue culture production!
When transplanting delicate tissue cultures, protection of roots and callus is critical. Balancing this with speed and efficiency can be tricky and stressful. With this in mind, Grow-Tech created the ZenPlug for tissue culture starts. An open plug shape allows for the precise and rapid placement of large callused plants such as orchids and trees in the center of the plug. With a single hand motion, the ZenPlug easily folds around fragile roots. The s-shaped interior holds the roots firmly but gently in place and gives young plants the optimal environment for root growth.
- Easier and faster planting of tissue culture plants
- Shorter rooting period
- Optimal aeration
- pH balanced
- Even dry down
A Biobased textile for Microgreen Production
This lightweight biobased textile is designed for the hydroponic production of microgreens, salad greens and wheatgrass. Biostrate absorbs and retains water while providing an optimal environment for dense healthy root development. Our blend of biopolymers and natural fibres is designed to manage water efficiently for optimal growth in a variety of hydroponic systems.
Biostrate is certified compostable (for composting in a commercial composting facility). However, it will maintain its structural integrity for the entire crop cycle and wont clog filters.
PUREgrown hemp-felt is a non-woven mat made from 100% hemp fiber.
This OMRI Listed 100% hemp product is made from fibers grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizers. PUREgrown hemp-felt is designed to transport water evenly throughout the entire medium and maintain a perfect ratio of water and air for the development of healthy root systems. Consistent growing conditions allow for consistent production of young plants. Suitable for backyard composting.