Soil Amendment For Tree Planting & Transplants

Revitalize Your soil. Grow with Cool Terra.

Applications and Use: For innovative tree care managers and green industry professionals interested in optimizing key soil performance characteristics for quality, resiliency, and beautiful tree plantings and transplants.Cool Terra has shown consistent ability to improve transplant success and reduced transplant mortality.

A consistent and predictable soil amendment for tree plantings and transplants on orchards, residential sites, streets and medians, commercial sites, parking lots, and more.


Cool Terra helps tree care managers and green industry professionals improve soil quality which can lead to more successful and longer lasting tree plantings and transplants, as well as shrub and woody ornamental plantings. Cool Terra products have been shown to increase AMF and other beneficial fungal populations in the soil and Cool Terra’s extensive porosity and surface area work to improve transplant success and plant establishment through increased root development and greater tree resiliency to stressors.

By incorporating Cool Terra into the soil root zone operators can provide more successful and longer lasting plants while achieving greater productivity. On top of that, Cool Terra sequesters carbon and benefits the sustainability of the entire operation.


Revitalize your soil. Grow with Cool Terra.

Cool Terra is the world’s only fixed carbon root zone amendment produced with Cool Planet’s patented Engineered Biocarbon™ technology processes that create biochar-based products specifically designed to ensure predictability, consistency, and performance.

Cool Terra provides a microbial habitat with optimal nutrient and water holding capacity, as well as structural improvements for your soil.



Increase Root Development


Cool Terra’s specifically engineered material characteristics – including high porosity and extensive surface area– adds structure to the soil for greater water and nutrient efficiency, benefiting accessibility for plant roots


Support Planting and
Transplant Success


By establishing a solid foundation for growth by improving key soil performance characteristics, Cool Terra can help limit transplant and new planting mortality rates. Cool Terra has been shown to improve plant establishment through quicker germination and increased root development.


Promote sustainable


Most Cool Terra products are OMRI certified organic and USDA certified as 100% biobased. The fixed-carbon nature of Cool Terra allows for carbon sequestration benefits in commercial landscaping, street tree, home garden, and more tree planting sites. On top of that, Cool Terra can enable operators to use water and fertilizer more judiciously!

Engineered for easy application

By incorporating Cool Terra into the tree and shrub root hole, key soil performance characteristics can be enhanced. Cool Terra works to unlock the potential of the soil for improved plant available water, nutrient retention, biological environment and microbial growth, structure, and sustainability.

Regardless of your unique situation, you can easily use Cool Terra. Cool Terra is specifically engineered for easy, economical, low-rate usage and can be simply blended with existing backfill mixes.


Incorporating Cool Terra into the active root zone of plants or near germinating seeds. Application rate will depend on the plant species and planting density. Please consult your crop advisor for guidance.

Tree and shrub planting and transplants


Plant & transplant

Mix with backfill. For example, apply Cool Terra Organic to root hole at a rate of 1.2 lbs (1 qt.) / 5 gallons of backfill.

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microbe population & diversity of soil 2.5 years after treatment & planting


Available through your local distributor in a range of sizes. For example, one popular product is Cool Terra Organic which is available in the following sizes:


Cool Terra® Organic –
1000 lb Supersack

For professional and commercial growers


Cool Terra® Organic –
35 lb Polybag

For recreational growers and landscapers

Cool Terra Application Scenarios and Benefits by Crop Type


Golf & Sports Turf

  • Apply during aerification of existing turf or prior to seeding or sodding new turf


Landscapes & Gardens

  • Apply into the top 4” of soil for broad landscaping plantings and (or) compaction relief
  • Can be blended with additional materials for hydroseeding


Nursery & Greenhouse

  • Apply directly to soil media or mix with bulk soils, compost, or topdressings


Tree Planting & Transplants

  • Apply directly to the transplant or new planting root hole

Cool Terra’s specifically engineered properties can deliver multiple benefits:

  • Improved soil water holding capacity and nutrient efficiency
  • Enhanced turf resiliency and quality

  • Improved soil structure and compaction relief
  • Revitalized soil characteristics in sub-optimal growing areas

  • Plant establishment impact through quicker germination and increased root development
  • Complimentary benefits to existing media regimes

  • High new tree planting and transplant success rates
  • Long-lasting soil root zone benefits

Contact Us for Cool Terra Information


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