Future Gardens Bato Pot 10L: Dutch Bucket and Drip Irrigation System for a Greener Garden

Enhance your gardening experience with Future Gardens Bato Pot 10L & Irrigation Elbows, a high-quality and efficient hydroponic drip irrigation system for larger, long-term crops. This Australian-made Dutch Bucket can accommodate a variety of growing media and provides an eco-friendly and cost-effective alternative to disposable grow bags.

Features and Benefits

  • Efficient Drip Irrigation System: Designed to promote healthy and large plant growth using minimal water and resources, suitable for vine tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and roses.
  • Versatile Growing Media Compatibility: Accommodates various types of growing media such as expanded clay pellets, perlite, and coconut coir to suit your gardening needs.
  • Included Irrigation Elbows: Comes with two elbows that provide a small reservoir for pooling nutrients at the base while allowing excess nutrient solution to drain away without clogging the drain line.
  • Reusable and Cost-Effective: High-quality material and design ensure durability and make this hydroponic Bato Pot an environmentally conscious and money-saving alternative.
  • Spacious and Practical Dimensions: Outer dimensions are approximately 300 x 250 x 225mm with a base footprint of 210 x 200mm, allowing ample space for your plants to grow and thrive.

How to Use

  1. Select your preferred growing media and fill the Bato Pot 10L with it.
  2. Place your plant, seed or seedling into the Bato Pot, ensuring it's secure and surrounded by the growing media.
  3. Attach the included irrigation elbows to the appropriate openings at the base of the Dutch Bucket, creating a small reservoir for nutrient-rich water.
  4. Connect the Bato Pot to your chosen drip irrigation system and set up a timer for proper water and nutrient supply and drainage.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Future Gardens Bato Pot 10L is best for hobbyists and professional gardeners alike, seeking an efficient and sustainable way to grow large and long-term crops. Its versatile design can accommodate a range of growing media, making it an excellent choice for those looking to experiment with hydroponic gardening and environmental sustainability.


What are Bato Pots used for?

Bato Pots, also known as Dutch Buckets, are perfect for growing larger, long-term crops such as vine tomatoes, capsicum, cucumbers, and roses. They offer an efficient drip irrigation system that is suitable for various types of growing media, including expanded clay pellets, perlite, and coconut coir.

Are the Bato Pots reusable?

Yes, the Bato Pots are reusable, making them a cost-effective alternative to disposable grow bags.

What is included with each Bato Pot?

Each Bato Pot comes with two irrigation elbows that allow for a small reservoir of nutrient solution to pool in the bottom while preventing root growth from clogging the drain line.

Can I use different types of growing media with Bato Pots?

Yes, Bato Pots are versatile and can be used with various types of growing media, such as expanded clay pellets, perlite, and coconut coir.

What are the dimensions of the Bato Pot?

The outer dimensions of the Bato Pot are approximately 300 x 250 x 225mm (length, width, height), with a base footprint of 210 x 200mm. The cutoff for the drainage pipe is 50mm from the rear of the pot, and 50mm deep.

What is the volume capacity of the Bato Pot?

The total volume capacity to the top rim of the Bato Pot is approximately 11L when used without a lid and net pot.

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