Planting Features
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An AutoCAD plugin specifically for landscape architects. Design more, work less.

Necessary tools for your profession

Automatic quantities, one-click error checking, instant schedules, and fast revisions. Spend your time being creative – not counting plants.

It's all customizable

We make it easy to give your designs the exact look you're after, down to the last plant.

Preference Sets

Repeat clients? Create as many sets of standards as you need, and access them in a flash.

Planting Preferences

Control how your plants are listed in labels and schedules.

Label Styles

Determine how you want your labels to be displayed.


Apply groundcover hatches to individual planting areas, or don't.

Plant Database

Choose a plant list to pull from, and lock in your default settings for schedules.

Set Preferences

Save your customized settings and apply them to any plan instantly.

Set your standards once. Enforce them forever.

Customize your plant symbols, labels, layer and line colors, fonts, title blocks, plotting preferences, and more. Apply your standards to every design, officewide.

Easily add blocks

Don't see what you want in our cloud library of 10,000+ blocks? Easily add your own blocks to the library.

Save Plant Block

Grab your custom plant symbol blocks and instantly save them into our system.

Save As

Choose where you want to save your block.

Preview and Scale

Preview how it's saved and set the scale.

Access Easily

Access it anytime in your library.

Planting Database

Specify plants from our massive cloud database of 40,000+ varieties. Search by genus or common name.

Type below and try to find a plant we don't have!

Don't see what you want? You can always add your own.

Block Library

Pair plants with symbols from an ever-growing library of 10,000+ blocks, or use your own symbols.

Smart Blocks

They're not just images – they're BIM-like objects embedded with data such as species, tree or shrub width, corresponding color and 3D symbols, and anything else you need.

Plant Info Dialog Box

Control all the data associated with each plant in your project.

Name it

Keep your palette organized, each plant gets a name, code, and group.

Specify it

Attach information about your plant, including custom data fields.

Display it

Choose how the plant displays and scales.

Color it

Pick a plant symbol for colorized plans.

Expand it

Select a 3D block as well.

Plant Placement Tools

Label Plants




It couldn't be simpler. And it's instant, automated, customizable, and accurate.

Can you find the errors in this plan?

Planting F/X did.

No more counting plants

Use our error-checking tool, and never count by hand again.

Schedules in Seconds

Instantly catalog your entire palette in a plant schedule that includes quantities, container sizes, costs, and as much – or as little – info you need to communicate.


Coloring your plan is incredibly quick. And you can turn it on and off with a single click.

Toggle Color

3D Connection

We’ve developed a seamless channel between CAD and 3D rendering. Included with your Planting F/X license, our 3D Connection maintains your exact plant palette, plant placements, and linework from CAD to SketchUp, Revit, or Rhino – and back again.

3D Connection






Planting F/X will pay for itself in the time you save.

Questions? Give us a call or email!


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