The Autopot Flexipot Extension Unit AQUAValve5 combines our power-free, water efficient, low maintenance, modular systems with high performance fabric pots for the first time. Flexipots stimulate plant growth by aerating, feeding and guiding the root structure rather than merely containing it.
The Autopot Flexipot Extension Unit AQUAValve5 unit includes:
1x XL tray & lid
1x 20ltr fabric Flexipot (with stitched on handles)
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 Flexipot PotSock Round
AQUAValve5 for systems using 9mm and 12-9mm fittings.
The new Aquavalve5 has a 66% Bigger Inlet and uses 9mm piping and fittings.
The needs of growers are ever-evolving, served by an increasingly diverse range of nutrients. With a bigger, 5mm inlet, the new Aquavalve 5 rises to the challenge of delivering the widest range of nutrients in a faster flow for a quicker fill, maximizing system efficiency. Maintenance is reduced and the risk of blockages is minimized.
The porous BPA-free, lead-free Flexipot material allows improved gas exchange in the substrate. Free to breathe the root zone can see dramatically enhanced oxygen levels – supercharging growth.
When root tips reach the porous side of a Flexipot 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 Flexipots are easily cleaned between uses if desired. Once emptied the Flexipots 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 Flexipot may be machine or tub washed in peroxide in order to sterilize. Do not put Flexipots in a tumble dryer.
An Autopot Flexipot Extension Unit AQUAValve5 set contains all you need to set up an automated watering system with fabric pots. The compact size and portability that Flexipot brings means jaw-dropping reductions in shipping costs and much easier storage for stores and growers alike.
As with all of our systems the Flexipot 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 Flexipot Systems it is essential that a round Flexipot Potsock (included with this product) be fitted around the base of each Flexipot to provide root control.
Please note: Room humidity may be increased when growing with multiple Flexipot indoors due to the exposed, porous surface of the fabric pots.
The benefits of growing in Flexipots are, put simply: Bigger, Faster, Smarter plants.
Bigger – Flexipot’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.