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• Unrestricted Root Growth

• Reduces Transplant Shock

• No Plastic to DISPOSE OF

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Features & Benefits

• Stronger, more durable

• Increased water
holding capacity

• Greater root capacity

CowPots are 100% biodegradable, natural, sustainable, recycled and eliminate the need for plastic because it’s the bio pot you plant!
CowPots allow for unrestricted root growth, reduce transplant shock and break down within weeks of planting. With no plastic waste, transplanting is quick and convenient because it’s the bio pot you plant.
Established on our Connecticut dairy farm in 1997, CowPots are 100% made in the USA. When you buy CowPots, you are supporting American farmers and American jobs.

More than just a pot!

Customized Production

Our manufacturing process and technology can be used to make a wide range of other products. From sustainable alternatives for packaging corners to trays, we are excited to prototype products to better fit your needs.

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Growing Trial Results


CowPots break down faster than other bio pots.

Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station compared CowPots to rice hull, Jiffy and Fertil pots. After 3 months of growing, less than 20% of the CowPot was still intact while the other ‘biodegradable’ pots remained with more than 80% intact.

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Frequently Asked Questions

CowPots FAQs

How do I choose the right size CowPot?
This is not a comprehensive list, and you can visit our individual product styles' pages for more details on what plants are best suited for each CowPots size. In our own farm production we recommend using the #3 Six cell for cucurbits (squash, pumpkins, cucumbers). The #3 Square and #3 Round are well suited for cut flowers like sunflowers, marigolds and pansies. The #3 sized CowPots are also appropriate for cold season crops: lettuce, kale, cabbage, broccoli, etc. The #4 Square and #4 Square Tall are the best choice for tomatoes, eggplants, peppers and other plants that need a little extra time indoors before being transplanted outdoors. The #4s have also been a popular size for growing herbs: parsley, basil, cilantro, etc. The larger sizes are great for using as a step up container or for use with growing combination planters or longer season plants. We have received lots of positive feedback about using the #6 Round and Square for Dahlias and tuber production.
What kind of soil should I put in my CowPots?
CowPots do not require a specific type of potting soil. Make sure it is good quality, sterile potting soil for seed starting.
How long can I store unused CowPots?
If kept dry, indefinitely.

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