Tubestock


Tubestock is the plural term for young plants ready for revegetation. Tubestock go through a process which involves a large consumption of water. The plastic tubes that the plant grows in are about 8 cm tall with a diameter of 4.25 cm are tightly filled with potting mix peat moss and vermiculite and a top dressing of a little slow release fertiliser.


Local native seeds are preferable for any revegetation, and are sprinkled on top of the soil and snail/ slug pellets. The plants are then watered daily. They can be kept in the tubestock pots for up to a month or two before the plants start to become rootbound (depending on plant species), in which case the pot will need to be soaked in water for 10-15 mins to loosen the roots in order for it to be easily removed from the pot without damage.