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The Peel Away™ Seedling Pot Kit is an innovative, effective and convenient seedstarting system. The pots are made from VELCRO® brand fabric,
which air-prunes roots so plants form healthy, dense root systems. This ensures optimal water and nutrient uptake and eliminates spiraling, which results in
vigorous, robust plants. The self-watering tray uses a reservoir and a wicking capillary mat to deliver water to plants as they need it, eliminating over- and
under-watering and minimizing problems with damping off. When it's time to transplant your seedlings, the peel-away sides make it easy to remove plants
without disturbing roots, minimizing transplant shock. Pots are washable, reusable and store flat. The Peel Away Seedling Pot Kit includes twelve 2" square pots
plus a self-watering tray.
(based on 7 reviews)
of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
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Great product for winter herbs
from Baltimore, MD
Use for quick seed starters and winter herbs inside.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Cleaner than Peat Pots
from Dothan, AL
My first batch of seedlings looks quite healthy. The bottom-watering action is uniform (unlike a couple of other systems I've bought). Best of all, there is no mold - quite a difference from peat pots. I had no problem with assembly, and I am in my 70s with arthritic hands. A perfect score would depend on re-usability.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
from spokane, wa
I feel mixed about these little pots. Had high hopes for them. But because the fabric inside is a texture, the roots get caught on them and tear when you remove the cube from the pots. I'm thinking of placing a thin piece of cardboard on the bottom next time I use them.But I do like that they are reusable. I use a soil block press and that's good for small seeds. For larger seeds like squash and cucumbers these were great.
Merchant response: We are so sorry to hear about this reviewer's experience! Unfortunately, we were unable to find the original order with the information that was provided. We stand behind our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on every product, so a quick call to our friendly customer service staff at 1-800-876-5520 will get this issue resolved right away!
(7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
Easy to Use, Easy to Store
from Washington, DC
I used the 2" pots to start seeds in 2014 and am ordering two more for 2015. I loved using them! I started my tomatoes, squash, and eggplant in these. I found them easy to use: I lined up the holes on the bottom first before attaching the sides. It's best to use all of them in the tray so that they keep their square shape. The self-watering (wicking mat) was a nice feature for a novice seed starter. It was easy to lift up the tray to see if it needed more water. Once the plants were big enough, I transferred them to newspaper (origami) pots. It was easy to remove the baby plants and all of their soil without harming them or the roots. When the season was over, I rinsed them out and dried them outside. Then I stacked them flat and put them in a small box. I bought these because they're reusable and store flat. I'm so glad I did!
(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)
pots are awful , terrible design
the pots do not air prune roots at all, they actually entangle them on the sides and bottom, so you are actually ripping roots off when you remove them to plant. whats wrong with the regular plastic pots , you can see through the drainage holes when they are ready to transplant and that works just fine. This is an unecessary invention it really has no positive extra benefits compared to conventional pots. i say dont bother with these overpriced useless pots.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We could not reach out to this customer with our 100% satisfaction guarantee because they did not leave us any contact information.
(5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
By highlands gardener
from Carmel, CA
I intended to use these pots for seedlings that had sprouted on pellets. However, the Velcro edges were very difficult to line up square. The material was too soft to function as a pot. Worst of all, they were too small to be of any use anyway. Completely bad idea.
Still under review
from Baltimore/D.C. area
I ordered two sets of the pot kit. They came with instructions on putting together the pots, but nothing about using the tray. For example, should I put water in the tray first, then the capillary mat, then pots? I first tried placing filled pots onto a dry tray and I think I run the risk of floating the seeds out of the medium. It seems obvious after making the mistake, but wish I had the Peel-away seed starting kit guide for dummies. My young son helped put together one kit and it was an example of why the pots need to be square (so that all 12 fit into one tray). I bought the red color, which is rather attractive, but may prove to be a sub-optimal choice later if the soil stains them. I plan to update after more use.
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