Reusable container system for growing advanced landscape trees with no root spiraling
A compact flat pack of walls, base and joining ZipStick
The modular components can be assembled to make a wide range of three dimensional air root-pruning containers.
RocketPot containter are a modular system comprising RocketPot wall, Air Root-Pruning base & Zipstick Joiner.
Part 1 - In the tree nursery
Direct sow seed or cuttings to deep air root-pruning pots. Do not prick out.
Use a lower porosity medium.
Reduce pot-up steps to a minimum.
Use a squat-pot profile to match available soil horizons.
Use a cylindrical pot for root growth where it counts.
Provide air space under every pot in the nursery.
Straighten the tree trunk if necessary (species specific).
Grow the tree until roots “lock up”
Hold the tree in its RocketPot ® container to extend its shelf life.
Ship in tree vending bags.
Part 2 - Planting and maintenance
Drain each planting hole to another trench or drain.
Plant to a hole of the same depth as the root ball and at least
twice the diameter of the root ball.
Avoid teasing the root ball. (Normally)
Backfill with friable soil from the original hole.
Amend backfill in sandy soils, using growing medium.
Mulch as wide as possible (but not the root ball itself).
Stake only when necessary. For example - Tall trees with high sail area
Water twice per week in the first Spring and Summer
Water once per week in autumn until self-sufficient.
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Problem this idea/invention addresses:
The pots are reuseable for years and recyclable if they ever become obsolete
Trees grow quickly after planting out - so its trademark is RocketPot
Eliminates tapered walls that cramp and cripple roots
Auxiliary products or services for sale:
The patent for sale in this offer cover pots listed and pictured on Page 4 and 5 of our Catalogue - excepting the new S1020 RocketPot which is not included in this offer.
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Selling price of US patent - USD 100,000
Note the limited life of both of these patents
A non exclusive Licence can be negotiated to use of the Trademark RocketPot in USAAttached files: Patent:
US 6,904,715Asking price:
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