Plantable Seed Paper
Each plantable kit includes 6 eco plantable cards with 6 different designs printed on 100% post-consumer paper. Size cards: 100×150 mm Plantable Paper is a biodegradable eco-paper that is made with post-consumer materials (no trees harmed for this paper!) and embedded with seeds. When the paper is planted in a pot of soil, the seeds grow and the paper composts away. All that is left behind is flowers, herbs or vegetables, and no waste.
It’s easy to plant and grow!
Here is some information about the plantable paper to get you started: How To Plant Plantable Paper SUPPLY LIST - a pot for planting, some good potting soil, plantable paper, water, a sunny corner.
STEP 1 – PREPARE YOUR POT Fill your pot 2/3 full with good potting soil. Tamp down the soil and add more if necessary. You want the pot to be firmly full, but not packed. The paper can be planted indoors or outside, so you get to choose according to the temperature and conditions at the time of planting (we don’t recommend planting outside if it’s blizzarding or desert-hot!).
STEP 2 – PLANT THE PAPER Take your plantable paper and cover the soil in the prepared pot with the paper. It’s okay if the paper overlaps. Spread a 1/8 inch layer of soil over the plantable paper pieces and tamp down gently.
STEP 3 – WATER DURING GERMINATION After planting the paper in your pot, give it a good soak. You want the paper and the soil to be nicely damp but not swimming in water. During the first 10 days, keep the paper moist at all times. The water is necessary for germination.
STEP 4 – CARE AFTER GERMINATION Once sprouts appear, continue to keep the paper moist but be careful not to overwater. Once sturdy plants appear, water as needed.