Produce tree saplings in an IGS vertical farm
For commercial forestry and reforestation
Faced by tree sapling producers
Low & uneven germination rates
Significant losses across the industry.
Long growth cycles due to reliance on seasonal weather.
Disease & pests
Forests are being lost due to disease and pests, such as bark beetle.
Labour costs increasing globally for this labour intensive practice.
Low volume of saplings
Productivity and extreme weather losses mean a small volume of saplings reach maturity.
Poor survival rates
Poor survival rates of planted saplings leads to significant productivity losses.
of growing with an IGS vertical farm
Higher germination rates
Controlling every environmental variable enables far higher and more uniform germination rates.
Faster growth cycles
Grow broad leaves 600% faster, and conifers 30% faster.
Isolated from the outside environment and with no human intervention, saplings are grown disease and pest free.
Reduced labour costs
IGS Growth Towers’ have integrated automation and minimise human labour costs using commercial off the shelf equipment.
One of the most energy efficient Vertical Farming system on the market.
Increase volume of sapling production
Being weather and climate independent, IGS Growth Towers enable many more trees to be produced than traditional methods.
Harden off saplings preparing them for planting.
IGS x Forestry Land Scotland
How an IGS vertical farm creates the perfect growing environment for tree saplings.
Download our guide to find out more.