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Hypertufa is a synthetic substitute for tufa rock - a spongy cellular rock
found in limestone country. It is hollowed out to make planters and tubs.
because of its versatile nature, its much favourded in the garden to make
birdbath, steps , benches, paving stones etc.
Hyper tufa is made of cement, sand and peat moss.
The process is very simple and containers can be made easily and cheaply.
they are an attractive , natural alternative for expensive tubs and pots.
Hypertufa is porous, so are preferrable to plastic or terracotta containers.
The walls of the container acts as a reservoir for water and allows the roots
So switch your bulky stone trough for the light and versatile hypertufa.