Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter

The plants that grow in this recycled metal ostrich become its living plumage.

$56.00 - 74.00

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Ready to give both hanging baskets and gravity-bound planters a 43 mph* run for their money, these ingenious indoor/outdoor ostrich planters stand—literally, on feet—somewhere in between. Welded by Kenyan artisans using washers, nuts, and other salvaged metal pieces, their "plumage" is created by the arrangement of small plants and/or succulents you fill them with. Imagine both trailing and spiky upright flora and you'll begin to see their potential for magnificence--not to mention personality. *The speed ostriches can run. Handmade by artisans in Kenya.

Due to the recycled and handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in Kenya

Exclusively for UncommonGoods

Handmade Recycled Exclusive
Made from
recycled metal
Measurements
Standard planter: 20.5" H x 6.5" Dia. x 2.5" D
Large planter: 24" H x 7.5" Dia. x 2.5" D
Ingredients
Care
Wipe clean with dry or damp cloth.
Notes
Measurements are of bowl and height of planter from feet to top of head.
Item ID
44943

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsRecycled Metal Ostrich Planter
 
4.1

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (15)
  • Durable (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Weather proof (7)
  • Drains well (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoor plants (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (8), Getting started (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Really love this

This is really cute. I had some difficulty getting a moss basket small enough to fit inside of it -- the body of the bird is smaller than I thought it would be. ...Read complete review

This is really cute. I had some difficulty getting a moss basket small enough to fit inside of it -- the body of the bird is smaller than I thought it would be. Got the smallest one, put in a couple plants and it's really cute.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

much smaller than expected

Guess I didn't read well enough, this thing is tiny. I ordered a large and there's no way it will hold anything except a succulent. It's way overpriced for what it is.

Guess I didn't read well enough, this thing is tiny. I ordered a large and there's no way it will hold anything except a succulent. It's way overpriced for what it is.

Reviewed by 17 customers

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5.0

Great Planter!

By 

from Chicago

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Household Plants
    • Outdoor Plants

    Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

    Decorative Planter. Looks great!

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again!

    By 

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Drains Well
    • Holding Capacity
    • Lightweight
    • Sturdy
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

        My mom loves these kind of things. I'm going to get her the other one for Mother's Day.

         
        5.0

        FOrever a shopper

        By 

        from Amesbury MA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Drains Well
        • Holding Capacity
        • Lightweight
        • Sturdy
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

            I shop here all the time. The gifts are amazing and the value is fantastic... i buy ahead of time!

             
            5.0

            an Ostrich named Olivia

            By 

            from Houston, TX

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Holding Capacity

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                You never know how a gift will be used.

                 
                5.0

                The best 'Birds' in any yard

                By 

                from Chicago IL

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Drains Well
                • Lightweight
                • Sturdy
                • Weather Resistant

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor Plants

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                  They are adorable in a bunch I bought three and they occupy a corner of the patio. Even the landscaper commented how interesting these planters are and wanted to know where they came from.

                  (18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  much smaller than expected

                  By 

                  from Florida

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                  • over priced
                  • small

                  Best Uses

                  • decoration

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                  Guess I didn't read well enough, this thing is tiny. I ordered a large and there's no way it will hold anything except a succulent. It's way overpriced for what it is.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Cute but flawed!

                  By 

                  from PacNW

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                  • Feet are not flat - tips over backwards
                  • Top heavy - feet are way too small

                  Best Uses

                  • Succulents and grasses

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                  Big disappointment! I was excited to find this as a gift for my daughter but had no idea how difficult it would be to plant it. First, there is no liner included (coir takes up way too much space) and I had to run around finding something that I could cut down to size. The bowl is so small that one grass plant practically fills it. The feet are not flat - they go up in the back which makes this bird very unstable - I had to support it while planting it. The only way I can see that my daughter can use it is if she fastens it to something, puts it in her yard and puts heavy rocks on the tiny feet. This could be great but as it is, not very useful. Also the large is small - at first, I thought they sent me the wrong one. Would not recommend to anybody. I could have returned it but would have been too difficult for me to carry the large box to the post office - I am not young and strong but old and frail.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Packaged well and delivered fast - long before expected. Would have preferred to wait for a better made product!

                  (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Not what i expected

                  By 

                  from Florida

                  About Me Avid Gardener

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                      Great idea but plant holder is way smaller than it appears in pic. The feet are not level and does not sit right on ground.

                      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      I would buy this again!

                      By 

                      from Michigan

                      About Me Getting Started

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Holding Capacity
                      • Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                          Used as baskets round the house! More uses than just gardening!

                          (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          A Very small planter

                          By 

                          from St. Louis, MO

                          About Me Getting Started

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Drains Well
                          • Sturdy
                          • Weather Resistant

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Outdoor Plants

                            Comments about UncommonGoods Recycled Metal Ostrich Planter:

                            I ordered both the large & small ostrich planters as a Christmas gift for my husband.The large planter is backordered until some time in January, but the small planter has arrived. It is VERY small, and the sort of burnished gold lshown in the photograph is not at all accurate. The planter looks a bit rusty to be quite honest. Since I wanted a sort of whimsical display for outdoor plants, I plan to keep and use both planters, but I am mildly disappointed in this product.

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