TREE PLANTING TOOLS

—  Hamilton & Pottiputki planters

Description: 

HAMILTON TREE PLANTER
The Hamilton Tree Planter is used by pushing the tube template into the ground using foot pedals. The template removes a divot the size of the seedling tube to be planted. The seedling tube is then inserted and watered in.
Square (Hamilton) and round (Hiko) Tree Planters are available.
 
Benefits

  • Planting made easy
  • Rapid planting, up to 500 trees a day
  • Planting in all soil types
  • Reduces rootball disturbance
  • Allows for fertiliser to be easily placed at planting
  • Durable stainless steel, no moving parts
  • Lightweight

 
POTTIPUTKI TREE PLANTER
A Pottiputki planter consists of a hollow tube with a duck bill end that is driven into the ground and levered open to create a hole suitable for the seedling. The seedling is then dropped down the tube into the hole and pressed into place with foot pressure. Soils must be reasonably friable.
 
Benefits

  • Planting made easy
  • Rapid planting, up to 500 trees a day
  • Reduces rootball disturbance
  • Allows for fertiliser to be easily placed at planting
  • Lightweight
Applications: 
  • Revegetation plantings
  • Forestry plantings