The most versatile water wheel planter for
planting vegetables into plastic mulch!!
The Model 1600 Series II is a transplanter for
setting plugs, pots, or bare root plants through plastic mulch.
Here’s how it
works. Water from the tank is directed into the center of the
planting wheel. The spikes on the planting wheel pierce the
mulch and fills the hole with water. Allowing the operators riding
close to the row to hand set the plants into the holes at
the proper depth. Up to four rows can be planted at a time.
Growers are getting nearly 100% stands with this method of
planting. There is no need to check plants after planting.
Planting wheel can float over uneven bed. Will plant on flat or
The standard Model 1600 Series
II has an 18 tray carrying capacity, (25 with optional top tray).
Four slant trays are
“self-feeding”, and two large 80 gallon water tanks with a flow
control valve that can be controlled by the planters. Fully
adjustable seat provide comfort while planting, One Planting wheel
is included. A category #2 3-point hitch is standard.
Plant spacing wheel are available in a wide selection of sizes.
The standard spikes will plant up to 2.5” diameter rd. or sq.
pot. Custom spikes can be ordered.