Plantable pencils are made from used Newspaper, 100% wood free, sustainable and eco-friendly Writing material is graphite and clay.The paper pencil has a seed bomb attached at the bottom edge of the pencil. Which when mixed with soil and water, activates and seeds start germinating.Once the pencil is too short to use, one can put the pencil bottom edge (green cap), tip facing upward in the pot with soil and water it. The seed bomb activates and seeds will start germinating, within 5-15 days sprouts start appearing.Within a day or 2 one can remove the pencil from the pot as it detaches to the seed bomb once it’s mixed with soil and water. So one can even experiment this while the pencil is tall. So while the herbs and veggies grow you may use the pencil. Within 20-25 days enjoy fresh herbs and veggies. The Germination rate is 75% and shelf life is 9-12months of the seed bomb.