Fertil USA is responsible for the sales and marketing of Fertilpot in North America. Our customers include commercial nursery and greenhouse growers, grapevine producers, seed starting kit producers, retail garden centers, breeders and researchers, as well as hobby enthusiast home gardeners.
Fertilpot is an eco-friendly, plantable and biodegradable pot that is manufactured by Fertil SAS in eastern France. Fertilpot is made primarily with sustainably-harvested Spruce trees from tree thinning operations in the forests surrounding our factory. The Vosges region has a long history of good stewardship of the land, produced sustainably-grown forestry products for more than 150 years. The electric power used in manufacture of Fertilpot is produced from zero emissions hydroelectric stations located in the river next to our factory.
Fertil USA maintains an available inventory of Fertilpots and accompanying trays in Philadelphia, PA.
Through an efficient network of representatives and distributors, Fertil products are available worldwide. We look forward to serving your growing needs. You can find all of the contact information for world-wide representatives on our contact page.
History of the Fertil brand
Around 1880: The current location of the factory was then used to make cardboard.
1900: Takeover by the family Henry Boucher.
1959: Creation of FERTILPOT.
1960: Fabrication machines are used for the first time improving and increasing production.
1971: Introduction of PLANTPROD system.
1973: Development of the MELFERT plug system with the AFOCEL, a unit within the French minister for agriculture.
1984: New generation of plug systems, FERTISS.
1986: First steps for NUTRICOTE development.
1987: First introduction of a wetting agent in France.
1989: FERTIL became an independent public limited company.
2004: Takeover of the PHP Distribution Company.
2006: Takeover the biodegradable plant pots activities from the Irish company called ERIN.
2009: FERTIL took over brands, patents and stock-in-trade related to the activity of the company Algosa: UNIVERS BIO (CAPILNETT, DECAMAT, DECACIDE, PREVAPLANT)
2009: Implanting in England through a plug system production unit.
For more than 50 years, FERTIL has remained at the forefront of biodegradable potting solutions. With pioneering ethical practices and a true care for the environment, the customer can always feel at ease when dealing with the FERTILPOT.
Now present in more than 40 countries worldwide and a true leader on the French, North American and British market, FERTIL offers the best quality products you can trust.