- What is ‘Plantable’ paper?
Plantable paper is a handmade paper which grows into a plant when planted inside the soil. The paper is embedded with seeds. When the paper is planted in a pot of soil, the paper which is made from post consumer material decomposes itself and the seeds germinate.
How do I plant it?
Step 1. Dampen the seed paper & wrap it inside a wet soft cloth.
Step 2. Keep the cloth in a plastic bag
Step 3. Place the bag in a warm place
Step 4. Keep the cloth moist till the paper germinates
Step 5. Now grow the paper inside the soil – Add manure for better result.
What are the different kinds of plantable paper we can have?
Currently we have wildflowers, basil, tomato, grass, Baby’s breath, sweet alyssum, Sunflower, marigold, forget me not, calendula, green pepper, Mynte, Black eyed Susan, Green Chilli and other herbal seeds.
We can make ‘Plantable’ paper from any seed of your choice if the seeds are of small size and the quantity is more than 500 sheets (Size 22x30 inches)
Where is the paper made?
We manufacture the paper together with a wonderful set of people at Kalpana Handmade Paper who are expert in Handmade Paper manufacturing. The unit is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan. We would love you to visit the factory.
Is your plantable paper tree-free?
We procure the post consumer material from factories which manufacture cotton clothes and then convert it into Plantable Paper. So the paper is completely wood/tree free.
What is the shelf life of your seeded paper?
Approximately 1 yr – The paper needs to be stored in moisture free place.
What's the largest size of paper that you have?
What is the maximum GSM paper we can have?
What printing method do you recommend for plantable seed paper?
Currently we can only print using Screen Printing and Letter Press Printing method.
10. Can I get a sample of your paper and products?
Please drop us a mail at email@example.com to request for the samples
11. Can I request custom colors?
Yes, we can make paper of any color but the minimum order of quantity needs to be 500 sheets. (22x30 inches
12. Can I request paper with custom seeds?
Yes, we can make a custom seed paper but the minimum order of quantity needs to be 500 sheets. (22x30 inches)
13. What if I'd like to have my design printed on your paper?
14. How do I request a quote?
Please drop us a mail on firstname.lastname@example.org and share the order detail with us – Size of the paper, quantity, number of colors to be printed.
15. Order Process
If we need to manufacture the paper as per your requirement – Custom seeds and color then we need minimum 14 days to manufacture the paper and another 10 days to print the custom designs on it. The approximate quantity for such order is 500 sheets.
16. What countries are you able to ship your plantable products to?
We ship the custom order all across wold.