Cast-iron and oak wood planter
Our cast iron and oak planters are available in 8 sizes and 12 colors.
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Planter adaptation of the Château de Versailles orange planter
Our cast-iron and oak wood planters are entirely made in France according to the original André le Nôtre 1670 original orange planter model.
Jardins du Roi Soleil is the Château de Versailles orangery ‘s official supplier and offers this beautiful, authentic and timeless planter to all garden lovers.
Made of a removable cataphoresis-treated cast-iron structure and French oak wood opening side-panels, this ingenious horticultural tool is aesthetic, durable and designed for the care of plants
Our cast-iron and French oak wood planter version of the original Château de Versailles orange planter is available in eight different sizes.
Almond, Olive, Pigeon, Ivory, etc. Twelve basic colours are available for the adapted cast-iron and oak wood version of the original Château de Versailles orange planter. Lovers of the original planter may even choose the “Versailles” orangery green. To ensure a perfect colour match beween the planter’s cast-iron and oak wood, we developed an exclusive paint adapted to both materials. The structure and panels both receive a primer and two coats of paint.
Different options are available for the personalisation of your planter:
Wheels for easier transportation in between seasons. Adjustable feet for better stability on uneven ground. Personalised cast-iron “vanity plate”, or unique paint…
Jardins du Roi Soleil knows how to conceive the right cast-iron and oak wood planters for your plants. We will use our know-hows and creativity to find the ideal shape, dimensions, and layout for your unique project.
Manufacturing, packaging, delivery
The manufacturing, conditioning and packaging of the cast-iron and oak wood adaptations of the original “Château de Versailles” planters are entirely made in France. The planted is made of a completely removable cast-iron structure, assembled with highly resistant stainless-steel bolts. The cast-iron is cast in France in the best possible conditions as to ensure optimal technical and sanitary quality. The structure is cataphoresis-treated before receiving a primer and two coats of finishing paint.
The opening side panels are made of French Center and Burgundy regions oak wood. They are shaped and painted in our own workshops. They are kept together by cast-iron fittings which are attached to the main structure with bi-chromated pins.
For European shipments, the orange planter is placed on a wooden pallet and packed in a cardboard bow bearing the JRS logo. For all other shipments, the orange planter is placed on a wooden pallet and packed in a wooden box bearing the JRS logo.
A horticultural tool of great ingenuity
The adapted “Château de Versailles » planters are horticultural tools of great ingenuity. The Château de Versailles’ gardeners great expertise allowed to introduce technical improvements to the products in order to provide the best care for all species of trees and shurbs.
The planter is the only one that does not have either a solid bottom or an internal bin. The recovery of plants is thus favored by better drainage and good aeration of the soil mixture.
It is also the only planter to feature four removable side panels. These openings give direct access to the root ball for easy maintenance and to provide the best care.
These removable panels are easily repainted and maintained, without removing the plants. Simply remove the panels in opposing pairs. An operation to be planned when wintering them.
Strict respect for these horticultural qualities, combined with unequaled aesthetics, continues to convince the greatest landscapers and gardeners around the world.
And to prolong the life of your planters, ask us for a complete renovation kit which includes 4 wooden panels painted in your colors, as well as the pins, a set of wooden slats, the U protection of the wooden panels and a geotextile felt. We can also provide you with any spare parts separately according to your specific needs.