SmartPot Extension Unit AQUAValve5

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When root tips reach the porous side of a SmartPot they are ‘air-pruned’ – deterred from extending any further by the air outside. Secondary roots then develop, creating a fibrous root structure with vastly improved moisture and nutrient uptake. Root circling is also thus eliminated making it possible to produce bigger plants from smaller pots.

Extremely durable and reusable the SmartPots are easily cleaned between uses if desired. Once emptied the SmartPots are best left to dry. After a few days any dust and small roots are easily brushed off. Whilst this level of cleaning is completely sufficient the SmartPot may be machine or tub washed in peroxide in order to sterilize. Do not put SmartPots in a tumble dryer.

An Autopot SmartPot Extension Unit AQUAValve5 set contains all you need to set up an automated watering system with fabric pots. The compact size and portability that SmartPot brings to XL means jaw-dropping reductions in shipping costs and much easier storage for stores and growers alike.

As with all of our systems the SmartPot System is easily extended so many pots can be linked to a single reservoir. The pots and trays can be easily moved at will, if the plants grow too large they can be spaced further apart with ease. Once set up with a water and nutrient filled reservoir this extremely versatile, gravity-fed system will run automatically. It will completely take care of all your plants needs without the need for pumps, timers or intensive maintenance.

When growing with AutoPot Smartpot Systems it is essential that a round PotSock (included with this product) be fitted around the base of each SmartPot to provide root control.

Please note: Room humidity may be increased when growing with multiple SmartPots indoors due to the exposed, porous surface of the fabric pots.

The benefits of growing in SmartPots are, put simply: Bigger, Faster, Smarter plants.

  • Bigger – SmartPot’s porous fabric sides allow for air pruning which effectively eliminates root circling – giving you bigger plants from smaller pots.
  • Faster – Increased oxygen exchange in the substrate via the porous fabric walls supercharges growth.
  • Smarter – Air pruning cultivates a vastly increased number of secondary feeder roots which in turn increase nutrient and water uptake.

The Autopot SmartPot Extension Unit AQUAValve5 unit includes:

  • 1x XL tray & lid
  • 1x 18.9ltr fabric SmartPot
  • 1x 9mm T-Piece
  • 1 x T Connector 12mm to 9mm
  • 1 x Cross Connector 12mm to 9mm
  • 1x AQUAvalve 5
  • 1x meter length of 9mm pipe
  • 1x PotSock Round

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