Self-Watering Eleplanter

This little guy holds just the right amount of water to keep kitchen herbs perfectly watered.
created by

Scott Henderson


created by

Scott Henderson

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Pachyderm Plant Nanny

Thirsty elephants can fit up to eight liters of water in their trunks, which they then blow into their mouths to drink. This little guy holds much less, but just the right amount to keep kitchen herbs perfectly watered through a clever, mess-free system. Just place a standard (325 ml) pot in this adorable, green-thumb pachyderm, and fill the trunk with water for a self-contained system that spares your windowsill, shelf, or kitchen counter the damp and dirt associated with indoor gardening. The stoneware planter will self-water herbs and other plants for up to two weeks. Designed by Scott Henderson in Brooklyn; handmade in China.

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Made in China

Scott Henderson is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer known for his ability to transform the mundane. He believes that if something makes you smile it becomes easier to use. For Scott, design is not a discussion of form versus function; it’s about thinking and the quality of the big idea. He has more than 50 patents in the US and Europe, from housewares to consumer electronics, and his work has been widely recognized in exhibitions, awards programs, and in the press.

Made from
white stoneware
6.4" L x 4.6" W x 4.4" H
Hand wash only.
Condensation may occur requiring a trivet or coaster to be used under your Eleplanter to protect certain surfaces.
Designed to fit a standard 325 ml flower pot liner. Best with kitchen herbs.
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