Autopot Hydrotray Replacement Root Control Mesh Plate: The Perfect Root Control Solution for Your Autopot XL System

Root control mesh plates sit vertically in the grooves between the Smart-valve compartment and the cavity in your Autopot XL Hydrotray. This comes included as standard in the Single Black Hydrotray product.

Features and Benefits

  • Optimal Root Control: Effectively prevents roots from growing into and fouling the Autopot Smart Valve, ensuring proper nutrient uptake and healthy root systems.
  • Easy Maintenance: Simply rinse the mesh filter every month to clear any dense matter that might restrict water flow, making for effortless ongoing maintenance.


How does the Autopot Hydrotray Replacement Root Control Mesh Plate work?

The root control mesh plate sits vertically in the grooves between the Smart-valve compartment and the cavity. It acts as a barrier to prevent roots from entering the water reservoir while allowing water to flow through.

How often should I clean the Autopot Hydrotray Replacement Root Control Mesh Plate?

To maintain efficient water flow and prolong its lifespan, it is recommended to rinse the mesh filter every month or so to remove any accumulated dense matter.


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