Give your National Trust plantable pencil a new lease of life instead of throwing it away.

Plant the pencil stub when it’s too short to write with and see it grow into vibrant flowers or fragrant herbs.

All aspects of the Sprout pencil are sustainable and non-toxic.

Includes a fully biodegradable seed capsule to the 100% natural clay and graphite core.

Wait in exciitement to find out which seed variety you will receive. Will it be Basil, Sunflower or Forget-me-not?

SKU: 50046915
Caution: This contains tree flour and some seeds and is completely harmless if ingested.
Contents: Assorted seeds: Basil, Sunflower or Forget-me-not varieties
Dimensions: Packet size: H21 x W5.5 x D0.7cm
Weight Details: 20g
Material: Sprout pencil: 100% natural and non-toxic sustainable wood, graphite, clay and non-GMO seeds. PEFC/FSC-certified wood Label: FSC paper

Care instructions

Directions for use: 1. Use a pot with a drainage hole in the bottom. Place it on a saucer and fill with moist potting soil. 2. Plant at a 30-degree angle with seed capsule only covered in soil. 3. Water often in saucer to keep moist. 4. Place the pot in natural light but avoid direct sunlight. A temperature of 20°C/68°F is ideal. 5. Within 1-4 weeks, fresh plants will sprout.


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