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Original House Storage Planter “Herb Pot” to Be Launched

A Life with Herbs

Home garden has come indoors! With this new “Herb Pot” planter, which can be incorporated into kitchen storage cabinets, you can use fresh herbs more readily for your dishes. Utilizing wavelengths of LED lights to promote plant growth, this epoch-making system enables indoor horticulture. A wide variety of installation plans are offered, including combinations with wall surface storage spaces as well as separate planter installation. The product will be released on May 21, 2010.

An interior space with herbs

■Herb Pot

Material: Stainless steel (surface), wood (base)

TYPE A: For incorporation intostorage cabinets. * The photo shows an exampleof train-of-four installation.


TYPE B: For separate installation


Planters are detachable, providingconvenience for transplantationand various other occasions.


Planters are detachable, providingconvenience for transplantationand various other occasions.

Cabinet spaces underneath the planter can be used for storage.


Planters share the same designdetails with the kitchen.


LED Lights Fostering Herbs

The Herb Pot is equipped with red/blue LEDs for indoor herb cultivation. This is because the red and blue LED lights stimulate photosynthesis. In addition, an experiment shows that herbs grown under red LED light contain more than nine times the amount of vitamin C as those grown without it. LEDs are considered to be an ideal light source for plant cultivation with their long life, energy-saving properties and minimal release of heat and ultraviolet rays.


LED-illuminated Plant Cultivation, aPromising Farming Method for the Future

A new approach of using LED illumination togrow plants has been attracting attention as anext-generation farming method for stablevegetable supply unaffected by weather orinsects. Studies of its practical applicationsare currently underway at many universities andenterprises.


News Release 2010 : Original House Storage Planter “Herb Pot” to Be Launched (PDF)