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"This is simply the best electric heated propagator on the market. BBC Gardeners' World magazine
Our Vitopod Heated propagator has won many awards because it provides the perfect environment for seeds, cuttings and over-wintered plants.
- Precise control - the Vitopod's thermostat can be set to any 1°C between 5°C and 30°C to meet the exact needs of your plants. No other heated propagator gives such range and precision.
- Height adjustable - the Vitopod can be bought as single, double or triple height. Extra layers can be added at any time to transform it into a mini greenhouse. Each layer adds 15cm in height, so you can protect young plants for longer and can overwinter without heating your greenhouse.
- Even heat - heat is distributed evenly throughout the base, so there are no hot spots or cold spots. Your seeds will germinate evenly with higher success rates.
- Accurate temperature sensor - the sensitive temperature sensor triggers the supply of more or less heat depending on the reading, so the right temperature is maintained without wasting electricity.
- Large vents in lids and sides - for superior humidity control, so your plants don’t dampen-off.
- Robust - this electric propagator is built to last. The lids and sides are made from robust acrylic and treated to prevent yellowing. The crystal clear lid and sides mean it also looks great.
Whatever you're growing, from familiar flowers and veg to exotic spices and ornamentals, you can rely on the Vitopod propagator to provide the ideal conditions.
Add Propagation Lights + Hangers
To grow like a pro add our propagation lights and hangers to your order.
Opt for a double or triple height version to protect your plants for longer without heating your polytunnel or greenhouse.
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Standard Vitopod Heated Propagators: 50 watts
Standard, Single Height - L56cm x W55cm x H24cm: £112.00
Standard, Double Height - L56cm x W55cm x H39cm: £124.00
Standard Triple Height - L56cm x W58cm x H54cm: £132.00
Deluxe Vitopod Heated Propagators: 100 watts
Deluxe, Single Height - L111cm x W58cm x H24cm: £150.00
Deluxe, Double Height - L111cm x W58cm x H39cm: £169.00
Deluxe, Triple Height - L111cm x W58cm x H54cm: £185.00
*Our Standard Vitopod Propagator fits 6 half size seed trays or 18 seed pots. Our Deluxe Vitopod Propagator fits 12 half size seed trays or 55 seed pots.
The Vitopod electric heated propagator delivers better germination rates, more effective over-wintering and hassle-free hardening-off of young plants. It was designed by botanists and plant geneticists and is used by many commercial nurseries as well as amateur gardeners because the benefits are based on science.
Precision temperature control
The temperature of the Vitopod propagator is accurate to within 1C and it can be set between 5°C and 30°C. This means you can provide the temperature required by the plants whether they are the most popular veg plants, heirloom varieties, super-hot chillies or exotic decoratives.
The Vitopod propagator sensor and heater mat are always working together to keep the plants at the right temperature. When the sensor registers that the temperature has dropped below the set temperature it gently turns up the power to increase the heat without shocking the plants. When the sensor registers the temperature has increased above the set temperature it turns the heat off.
This precision, stable temperature control results in higher germination rates, faster growth and stronger healthier plants.
The Vitopod delivers its heat evenly throughout the base so every seed tray receives the same level of heat. Other propagators have a heating cable in the base which results in hot spots on top of the cable and cold spots in the parts between the heating cable. The Vitopod's even heat is achieved because the heating elements are tightly packed together.
No hot or cold spots in the base means that the propagation success rate is higher because all of the seedlings or cuttings receive the correct temperature.
The humidity vents in the Vitopod propagator lids and sides allow for much greater humidity control. Humidity control is crucial in a propagator. Humidity levels inside a heated propagator can get very high with high levels of condensation inside the propagator leading to seeds, young plants and cuttings rotting. This is especially a problem at higher propagation temperatures.
By opening the large vents in the Vitopod propagator gardeners can lower the humidity in the propagator quickly without having to remove the whole lid which would waste electricity and potentially expose the plants to too much cold.
You can be confident that the Vitopod provides the perfect environment for propagating seeds, cuttings and over-wintering plants.
Heated propagators are especially useful for growing vegetables because they enable gardeners to start seeds before the air temperature has reached the temperature required by the seeds and this means plants can get off to a head start. This is especially useful if growing vegetables as seeds started earlier can be harvested sooner in the season and harvested for longer – resulting in bigger harvests.
In the past many gardeners started seeds in a heated greenhouse or on a heated bench, but with rising electricity costs this isn’t feasible anymore. A heated bench is useful, but the warmth quickly dissipates so the heater is working constantly, whereas a heated propagator has sides and a lid which retain the heat.
The maximum Mainland UK Delivery charge is £4.95
You will receive your delivery 2 workings days after placing your order
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