Flower Farming

Flower Farming

Flower Farming

Farming Challenges

Flower farming is entering a new era with the development of nascent technologies and growing systems. At Spilo, we are at the forefront of this growth and are proud to offer you our world class proprietary flower farming solutions that help you grow more, grow better, grow greener.

Weed Control

Preventing weeds, without the need for herbicides.

Water Retention

Ensuring good percolation and drainage to encourage water distribution whilst preventing ‘wet feet’.

Soil Temperature

Maintaining optimal soil temperatures all year round.

Maximising Yield

Growing yields year on year whilst keeping inputs to a minimum.

Reducing Cost

Improving returns on investment through high-quality, low cost solutions.

UV Damaged
Products

Reducing the impact of high UV exposure on products through the use of UV stabilised formulations.

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Weed Control

Preventing weeds,
without the need for herbicides.

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Water Retention

Ensuring good percolation and drainage to encourage water distribution whilst preventing ‘wet feet’.

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Soil Temperature

Maintaining optimal soil temperatures all year round.

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Maximising Yield

Growing yields year on year whilst keeping inputs to a minimum.

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Reducing Cost

Improving returns on investment through high-quality, low cost solutions.

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UV Damaged
Products

Reducing the impact of high UV exposure on products through the use of UV stabilised formulations.

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Recommended Spilo Solutions

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Agri Weave Ground Cover

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Agri Weave Ground Cover

Our Agri Weave ground cover (also known as synthetic mulch, weed mat, or weed stop fabric) has been developed to prevent weeds, encourage water distribution and last longer under higher levels of southern hemisphere UV exposure. We’ve also developed a super reflective ground cover designed to enhance light reflectivity from the ground up.

Weave Pattern & Percolation Colour Type & Reflectivity Weight & Durability
  • Plain Weave – good percolation
  • Broken Twill – high percolation
  • Black – low reflectivity
  • Grey – good reflectivity
  • White – high reflectivity
  • Super Reflective White – high reflectivity
  • Light – durable & long lasting
  • Strong – very durable & long lasting
  • Heavy – most durable & long lasting

Benefits include: Weed Control, Water Distribution, Higher ROI, Durability, Proprietary UV Protection.

Product Specifications:

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Boost® Pots

Our patent protected range of Boost pots have been designed in collaboration with experts to deliver higher consistent growth for our customers across a range of grow systems.

Boost Pot Sizes Boost Pot Shape Option Boost Pot Colour Options
  • Boost Mini Pots – 7 litre pots
  • Boost Pots – 25 litre pots
  • Boost Heavy Pots – 35 litre pots
  • Round
  • Round Light
  • Square
  • Square Light
  • Black
  • Grey
  • White
  • Terracotta
  • Green
  • White / Black (coming soon)

Benefits include: Air Flow, Water Distribution, Maximising Yield, Higher ROI, Proprietary UV Protection

Boost® Pots

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Product Specifications:

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Planting Bag & Boost® Stand

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Planting Bag & Boost® Stand

Our planting bags have been designed to encourage air pruning and water distribution, whilst offering a long lasting optimal growing environment. Our robust Boost stands have been designed specifically for our planting bags and ensure maximum air flow through keeping the bags above the ground.

Planting Bag Sizes Planting Bag Colours
  • Standard – 45 litre
  • Custom – custom sizes offered
  • Black
  • Black / White

Benefits include: Air Pruning, Water Distribution, Maximising Yield, Higher ROI, Proprietary UV Protection.

Product Specifications:

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Proud Supplier To

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Amersham Farm (KZN)

Flower Farming Case Study

Overview

  • Location – Mount Verde Estate, Hilton
  • Scale Of Operations – 8 hectares
  • Growing System – organic growing system

Challenges

  • Preventing Weeds
  • Labour Cost Saving
  • Soil Temperature Regulations
  • Improving Growth

ROI

  • Complete weed management achieved.
  • Labour cost saving achieved.
  • Soil temperature regulation achieved.
  • Improved growth achieved.

Our Solutions

  1. HDPE Black / Black 135SM Broken Twill Agri Weave®

Agri Weave®
Ground Cover

(5.3m wide, strong fabric)

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Our Solutions

  1. Above soil / product level: Sun (heat and UV), rain and traffic.
  2. At soil / product level: Prevention of weed growth, durability under heavy traffic, reflectivity
    for reduced heat around the berries, drainage of the water in the pot to prevent ‘wet feet’,
    percolation of the Agri Weave to prevent water build up and to ensure drainage from the pot,
    substrate optimising growth.
  3. Below soil level: Drainage of water.
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Agri Weave
Ground Cover

(5.3m wide, strong fabric)

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