It has a single press-wheel to compact the soil back around the roots of the seedling. This single press-wheel allows the operator to sit much closer to the working position and makes it comfortable to place seedlings in the slot at a rapid rate. An adjustable, audible timing device is fitted assist operator to produce even tree spacings independent of tractor speed.
This is a new, low-cost, simple tree planter for use in farm tree planting projects, or first-rotation establishment. It has a large coulter to assist in cutting through thick plant material without choking or stopping.
The machine is fitted with a shade canopy, comfortable high-back seat, twin seedling trays, operator padding and has a thick plastic replaceable wear plate fitted underneath for abrasive soils.
It is designed for simplicity, efficiency and low-cost planting performance under all first-rotation conditions; providing there is some form of prior cultivation applied to the site. There is no granular fertiliser applicator available for this model.
- Three point linkage mounted first-rotation tree planter.
- With 40" coulter opener assembly.
- Single spring-loaded 7.50 x 18 packing wheel.
- Two seedling trays.
- Audio tree-spacing mechanism.
- Shade canopy.