Jiffy pots


Jiffy invented the Jiffy Pot in the early 50s. After a long way of development in technology and knowledge the Jiffy Pot is still one of growers favorite!

The Jiffy Pot is also known for it’s versatility. You can use Jiffy Pots anywhere: from very traditional greenhouses, to the most advanced high-tech vertical hydroponic farms. Jiffy Pots Original are also home-compostable and approved for organic production*. They are also well-suited to mechanical handling thanks to newly-added de-stacking features. Due to these characteristics, they are often the number-one choice for food crops.

Jiffy Pots offer peat-free alternatives to traditional pots; Sphagnum Moss and coir. These pots allow for faster root penetration, making them ideal for short-term crops or quick potting. They also provide uniform water distribution, making them suitable for sub-irrigated beds and crops that require precise water management.

Jiffy Pot sizes range from 5.5 to 15 centimeters (round) and 4 to 9 centimeters (square), with most sizes available in pre-loaded growing trays. There is always a size that fits your demands.

Product Certifications
To guarantee the high quality standard of our products, we certify our product portfolio for organic use, biodegradability, quality, uniformity, etc. This way we help you to meet the requirements your products need in the field for organic production, sustainability, biodegradability and quality.


* Certification requirements for organic production differ per country, please check with your local Jiffy representative which requirements apply in your region.

Jiffy Pots

Professional nurseries, landscapers, greenhouse growers and hydroponic farmers all over the world can benefit from the range of advantages the Jiffy Pot provides.

You can save on labor with Jiffy Pots because you don’t need to de-pot: simply pot on or plant out – Jiffy Pot and all. You get faster rooting with a Jiffy Pot than with a plastic pot, thanks to no root disturbance and less root-zone temperature fluctuations.

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  • Stronger roots
  • Sustainable
  • Zero plastic
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Jiffy Pot Original

The Jiffy Pot first came onto the market in the 1950’s and since then it is not an exaggeration to say it has revolutionized global retail growing. The Jiffy Pot Original is the “classic” version of the Jiffy Pot.

Fast, easy, money-saving, compostable and organic-approved. Jiffy Pot Original is the go-to solution for all professional growers seeking pots, strips (pots joined together in strips) and poly-packs for an extremely wide range of growing applications.

  • Home compostable
  • Saving time
  • Organic

Peat-free sphagnum moss Jiffy Pots

Experience the future of growing with peat-free sphagnum moss Jiffy Pots, our revolutionary peat-free, carbon-lite solution that delivers exceptional plant performance.

Made from renewable sphagnum moss, these pots are a sustainable alternative to traditional peat-based and plastic pots, offering a host of benefits for both growers and the environment. Developed at our Innovation Center in the Netherlands, peat-free sphagnum moss Jiffy Pots offer exceptional strength and a long lifespan, ensuring they can withstand the rigors of even the most demanding growing systems.

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  • Peat-free
  • Carbon-lite
  • Flexible and efficient

Jiffy Speedypot

If you are looking for a “container and label in one” solution, then the Speedypot is the answer. This biodegradable Jiffy Pot has a shrink-wrap “jacket” which creates an attractive product for any retail situation.

The Speedypot has all the advantages of a 100% biodegradable pot: made of peat and wood pulp, it is clean, strong and mechanically easy to handle. Once the wrap is removed, it is ready to be planted directly into the garden or plant container and is 100% biodegradable.

  • Partnership
  • Solution driven
  • Innovative


Would you like to find out more about Jiffy Pots? Check out our testimonial videos.

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Not sure if the Jiffy Pot could be the solution for your business? Read the most frequently asked questions here. Can’t find the answer you are looking for? Reach out to us by filling out our contact form, and we will get back to you as soon as we can. 

  • What is Jiffy Pot made of?

    Jiffy Pot is made of organic materials and little limestone to adjust the pH – nothing else

  • Is the Jiffy Pot decomposable?

    Yes, the Jiffy Pot is 100% certified Home compostable

  • What makes Jiffy Pot unique?

    Jiffy Pots are unique because no artificial components are added – it’s made of nature’s own materials and thereby sustainable compared to all other containers.

  • Can roots penetrate the pot wall?

    The roots usually penetrate the pot wall quite easily, which makes pots very suitable for many crops.

  • Do you have trays for Jiffy Pots?

    Yes, for many Jiffy Pots we have suitable trays that can fit them.

  • How long time takes the decomposition?

    The decomposition time of Jiffy Pots depends on several factors, including temperature, available nitrogen, humidity, and microbial flora. In general, higher temperatures, higher humidity levels, and increased nitrogen availability can contribute to a faster decomposition process.

  • Can the Jiffy Pot be used in an automation system?

    Jiffy pots are highly compatible with automation systems and are suitable for a wide range of applications. At Jiffy, we continually strive to improve our products to meet your specific needs. To ensure the best system and product selection for your requirements, we recommend consulting with our specialists.

  • Is Jiffy Pot approved organic?

    Jiffy Pots are home-compostable and approved for organic production. Jiffy Pot products are certified for organic use, biodegradability, sustainability, and quality.  Jiffy has a range of certification such as However, it is important to note that certification requirements for organic production may vary by country.

  • Is Jiffy Pot has any certification?

    Our production plants have been ISO certified in a number of categories, including food safety, for many years. In addition, we offer RHP-certified substrates , a range of OMRI-listed organic solutions. We are committed to offering solutions, services, and products that meet and/or exceed our clients’ expectations, to ensure excellent customer service and great customer experience that drives the organization

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Product catalog

As a professional grower in horticulture and forestry, you seek the most innovative plant growing solutions to improve your efficiency and product quality. We at Jiffy have the best solutions to help you create more yield with less waste.

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Jiffy Pot Sleeve

The Jiffy Pot Sleeve reduces in-store waste significant; less dehydration and damage due to consumer handling. On top of this you can create your own design, making it fit your product line.

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Plastic free

Jiffy Plastic-Free Solutions. The eco-friendly choice for the whole value chain

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Jiffy pots: landscaping

Landscaping is all about beautifying and energizing communities. But now, more than ever, we must all work together to ensure the sustainability of those communities for years to come.

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Peat-free sphagnum moss Jiffy Pot

Experience the future of growing with peat-free sphagnum moss Jiffy Pots, our revolutionary peat-free, carbon-lite solution that delivers exceptional plant performance.

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ABC of growing media, find out how to choose the right substrate for your culture

ABC of culture media, find out how to choose the right substrate for your culture.

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Aloë Vera Propagation in Jiffy Preforma Plugs

Freek, a Dutch grower, explains the different benefits of propagating Aloë Vera in Jiffy Preforma Plugs. The video explains his process.

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An organic future at Biosund

This story is about growing with an organic mindset, and about the transition from plastic- to Jiffy Pots.

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First Trials of Biodegradable Jiffy Pot in China

The first Jiffy Pot trials in China proved the biodegradable plant pot offers many advantages over plastic containers. As shown in the featured video, benefits include no disposibility issues and very strong rooting. The trial was run by Beijing Vocational College of Agriculture, with tech support by Ruixue Global.

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Growing media solution for CEA

Soil and water are the two most crucial resources for feeding the world’s expanding population. For this reason, more people may be able to be fed with fewer resources by adopting the practice of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). The Global controlled environment agriculture substrate market is projected to witness a Y-o-Y growth of 15.1% in…

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Hydroponics and food safety

By reducing exposure to the chemicals used in traditional agriculture and controlling the quality of water and plant nutrients, hydroponics can help to improve food safety. To guarantee food safety, you need to effectively control the emergence and spread of pathogens that can cause disease in your crops. Hydroponics, which is a soil-less method of…

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Jiffy coco growing media is bestseller in South Africa

Coco products for Africa Camel Thorn Horticulture is South Africa’s main importer of Jiffy products. Based out of Johannesburg, it offers coco growing media and peat products, all with Jiffy’s certifications and guarantees. The Jiffy range already includes seedling pellets, compostable pots, growbags, microgreen trays and planks, Preforma plugs, growblocks and it’s expanding all the…

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Jiffy Continues Food Safety Focus as CEA Alliance Releases Guidelines

Outbreaks of foodborne illnesses such as Salmonella, Listeria, and E. Coli can spell significant harm for consumers. But tackling food safety in the Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) space in no way falls solely on growers’ shoulders. It is important that all participants in the produce supply chain work together to ensure consumer safety. Jiffy Group…


Jiffy Cultivates Excellence for Tropical Plants and Nurseries at TPIE 2024

Jiffy Group will be at the Tropical Plant International Expo (TPIE) from January 17-19, 2024, at the Broward Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. TPIE is a premier event where industry leaders, growers, and enthusiasts converge to explore the latest innovations and trends in tropical plants and nursery practices. Visit us at Booth #630 to…

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Jiffy hydroponic pot for herbs and vegetables

The practice of hydroponics has emerged as an innovative solution for growing vegetables and herbs. With a focus on efficiency, it saves space, water and resources, while ensuring quality production with healthier and more abundant harvests. In this regard, Jiffy's hydroponic pots have emerged as an outstanding choice for farmers and growers looking to optimize…

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Jiffy Pots in an automated process; a strawberry story

In this video, we visit a grower in Belgium (Dataflor) who has successfully implemented Jiffy Pots for a new Bio-line in his automated strawberry production. He explains how the Jiffy Pots work with the potting machine, and how it helps him to offer a product he is proud of.

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Jiffy Pots: Celebrating 70 Years of Jiffy’s Biodegradable Plant Pots

Producing biodegradable pots since 1953 Jiffy is very proud to announce 70 years of Jiffy Pots. Yes, we’ve been producing the biodegradable plant pots ever since 1953, long before sustainability became a hot topic. The remarkable journey actually started in 1943, when two Norwegians, Leif Koxvold and Odd Melvold, embarked on an entrepreneurial venture. Initially,…

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Jiffy to Exhibit Automation Advantages at 2023 Canadian Greenhouse Conference

Jiffy Group will display our growing solutions and engage in education and networking at the Canadian Greenhouse Conference at the Niagara Falls Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Oct. 4-5, 2023. Come say hello at Booth #505, where we will help you discover how you can incorporate our products to streamline your operation, utilizing automation while…

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Learn about the characteristics of the blueberry

The nutritional content and versatility of blueberries are some of the reasons why growing this fruit is a great option. Blueberry plants are perennial shrubs that are generally well adapted to the environmental and seasonal conditions of the northern hemisphere. However, there are varieties developed to withstand tropical climates and produce good yields. In this…

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New Compostable Pot Available for Growers

Growers are familiar with various types of containers when growing, and the rise of various compostable pots in the industry marks an important advancement in sustainable horticulture. The significance of this shift is multifold. Not only do compostable pots reduce landfill waste, but they also contribute to better quality of the plants. In doing so,…

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Recommendations for lettuce cultivation

Offering high-quality, sustainably grown lettuces is not only beneficial for the environment but can also be a competitive advantage for agricultural businesses. In today's world, where health and sustainability concerns are constantly growing, consumers increasingly value fresh and healthy produce that is responsibly produced. Therefore, in this article, we will explore the key recommendations for…

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The green city of Amiens

Amiens is a large, expanding city in the north of France. Aiming to become a greener, more sustainable city, an inspiring sustainable landscaping project was initiated.

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