Did you know that the world’s finest terracotta planters come from Impruneta, a small village nestled in the Tuscan hills a few kilometers from Florence, Italy? Due the fact that the Tuscan clay is naturally rich in iron, copper, calcium, and aluminum, the town has been well known for its exceptional quality terracotta and craftsmanship for centuries. Hard gray earth is mined from the surrounding hills, ground to a powder, and mixed with water to make this coarse bodied clay. Subsequently it develops its renown pale, terracotta color after the firing process and is able to withstand extreme temperatures.
Our Impruneta terracotta planters from are backed by a manufacturer’s lifetime guarantee against frost. Tuscan pottery from Impruneta are frost resistant to -22°F. This, along with the hand of a skilled artisan, makes the Impruneta collection the absolute best available. Whether you are looking for outdoor terracotta for decorative use or for planting, these terracotta pots, planters, urns, and olive jars will last a lifetime when properly cared for.