‘A Growing Machine’: Scotland Looks to Vertical Farming to Boost Tree Stocks

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  • Hydroponics units can produce saplings six times faster than it takes to grow them naturally outdoors.
  • Scotland’s state forestry believes this system could significantly combat climate change by expanding the country’s forests.
  • Should this system be successful, Scotland would be the first country in the world where the state forester uses hydroponics for its tree stocks.

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