Frequently Asked Questions
Find the most frequently asked questions and answers. We're here to support you!
Do I get a discount if I buy bulk?
Yes. If you are a commercial grower, we will work with you to develop a custom quote on Al's Flower Pouch (and any other horticulture supplies you may need!). Visit our wholesale website at www.amahort.com.
How should I fill my pouches?
The most efficient way to fill your Al's Flower Pouches is with Al's Hopper, a custom-designed machine that allows a team of two to fill up to 250 pouches per hour. If you're planting up more than 1,000 pouches annually, Al's Hopper will help you reduce your labour costs and time.
Is pre-fill available?
Yes. A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. custom fills pouches for growers across North America and ships fresh to your greenhouse. If you are interested in pre-fill, visit amahort.com for a custom quote.
What's the best substrate to use?
We recommend a professional grow mix like G3, BM8 or LM-122. A.M.A. Horticulture Inc. offers bulk supplies of professional grow mix. Visit amahort.com for a custom quote.
What is the best way to plant my pouches?
What is the best way to water my pouches?
Because of their vertical design, Al's Flower Pouches require thorough watering to ensure plugs at the bottom of the pouch are evenly watered. A repeat watering is always a good idea.
My flowers are always fuller at the top than the bottom. What should I do?
Even water and fertilizer distribution are key for uniform growth. We recommend using the Thirst Quencher watering spout to ensure water and water-soluble fertilizer makes it all the way to the bottom of the pouch and reaches all root zones. A repeat watering within minutes may be necessary to ensure roots are well watered, top to bottom. See above for our recommendations on watering best practices.
What are the most common plants for Al's Flower Pouch?
Al's Flower Pouch works with all kinds of plants, that's the beauty of it. You can get creative and try new trendy varieties to expand your offerings and put together interesting limited runs that will set you apart.
How should I ship Al's Flower Pouch?
The best way to ship your pouches is to lay them flat in rows on a cart. The pouches are sized to fit the same footprint as standard 10x20 flats, so some growers lay them into flats before placing on carts. Do not stack planted pouches on top of one another. Remember to thoroughly water your pouches before shipping out.
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