Groasis Waterboxx

Pieter Hoff

The Groasis Waterboxx® plant cocoon is an instrument that supports plants and trees to survive in difficult circumstances without using groundwater or electricity. It collects water by catching rainwater, and also by producing and catching water from condensation. It subsequently distributes the collected water over an extended period, to the tree growing in the center of the Waterboxx® plant cocoon. Furthermore, it stimulates the capillary formation of the soil; prevents the evaporation of groundwater; steadies the temperature around the roots; fights competitive weeds near the planted tree; and can even prevent damage by rodents. In this way, the Groasis Waterboxx® plant cocoon stimulates optimal growth of the young tree.

Product description

The Groasis Waterboxx® plant cocoon is an instrument that supports plants and trees to survive in difficult circumstances without using groundwater or electricity. It collects water by catching rainwater, and also by producing and catching water from condensation. It subsequently distributes the collected water over an extended period, to the tree growing in the center of the Waterboxx® plant cocoon. Furthermore, it stimulates the capillary formation of the soil; prevents the evaporation of groundwater; steadies the temperature around the roots; fights competitive weeds near the planted tree; and can even prevent damage by rodents. In this way, the Groasis Waterboxx® plant cocoon stimulates optimal growth of the young tree.

Distributors/implementing organizations

Fire Daisy (South Africa), Dew Harvest (United States), Bio Fog (Columbia),

Market suggested retail price
Competitive landscape
SDG targeted

Goal 2: achieve food security by allowing farmers to plant in areas where it was impossible before due to climate conditions and lack of water.

Target user(s)

Intended users range from home gardeners, landscapers, farmers, and environmentalists fighting deforestation around the world.

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