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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

Should I use fertilizer in my CowPots?
Yes. CowPots do not take the place of fertilizer. Use your normal feeding protocol with the fertilizer of your choice.
My in-ground planted CowPots are not breaking down completely. What am I doing wrong?
Factors that affect decomposition can include soil type, soil bioactivity and water rates. Sandy soils and soils with few microorganisms typically display slower rates of decomposition in CowPots. Roots can still grow through the pot walls even if they do not rapidly decompose.
How long will my planted CowPot last in a greenhouse setting?
With some variation depending on size, shelf life once planted is approx. 12 weeks. After that time, pot walls may become weak.

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