Husqvarna Group Acquires Koubachi


Effective July 15, 2015, Husqvarna Group acquires Koubachi AG, a pioneer and leader in the area of smart gardening based in Switzerland. The acquisition brings extensive experience and competence from Internet of Things and home automation technology within gardening and plant care, strengthening the Gardena Division’s positions in this field substantially.

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Koubachi grows its gardening range with new professional Wi-Fi Plant Sensor


Plant Sensor Pro allows gardeners to monitor the health of plants

Zurich, 30 September 2014 – Koubachi, the plant care expert, today launches its next generation of plant sensors, the Plant Sensor Pro, designed for professional gardeners to accurately determine the health and vitality of plants. Also being launched is Koubachi’s second-generation versions of the indoor and outdoor plant sensor device, Plant Sensor 2. New features include soil temperature, artificial light measurement, with the Outdoor and Pro versions featuring the weather forecast integration. Koubachi’s Plant Sensors are available to buy now from and online partners.

The Plant Sensor Pro uses Wi-Fi technology that enables users to monitor and access detailed data from anywhere. The data can be...

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Koubachi AG announces license deal with Sensirion AG


Koubachi AG is a Spin-Off from ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich) and has earned itself a reputation as pioneering IoT (Internet of Things) start-up. Koubachi's products include its Wi-Fi plant sensor, cloud-based plant care engine, and smart-phone interface for advising on plant care. Furthermore, Koubachi has developed cloud server products capable of processing high volume sensor data. This technology has also been licensed to well-known manufacturers worldwide on a project basis.

The leading manufacturer of high-quality sensors and sensor solutions worldwide, Sensirion, has entered into an agreement with Koubachi to license its cloud technology. Sensirion, also a first mover in integrating high-quality sensors into smartphones, concluded this deal in order to meet the...

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Stop wondering. Plant Finder is here!


When using a plant care app like Koubachi, one of the more tricky things you need to figure out is the type of your plant. Koubachi Plant Finder helps you to determine your plants’ species. And it's very easy: it will ask you a few simple questions and figure out the species within no time.

While still in beta mode, Plant Finder works already very well. Koubachi's statistical models are even self-learning. This means that Plant Finder is improving all the time.

You've got to try it to see how amazing it is! Download the free Koubachi App including Plant Finder today!

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Koubachi 1.0 for Android


New features, new design, faster, more languages ??and more plants.

The new Android app includes new features: now you have, for example, the possibility to swipe between three plant beds to manage up to 27 plants. The new design includes backgrounds which adapt to the daytime. In addition, new languages ??have been added and the Plant Cyclopedia.

All what you have been waiting for. Download now!

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Latest IFA News - Smart Garden


IFA 2013 is going strong and we have more exciting news we want to share with you. At this year’s show, not only did we announce the brand new Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Pro, we also give a sneak preview of the Smart Garden of the Future (see our press release).

Being enthused about the products that are currently under development at Koubachi, we decided to share the excitement and show off some stuff that we are working on at the skunkworks of Koubachi. Leveraging our Plant Care Engine (PCE) to the max, we aim to not only give your plant a voice, but to make the whole gardening experience smart.

Studies show that as much as 50% of the water we use for outdoor irrigation is wasted. Making use of the comprehensive information of plant species and plant requirements contained in our PCE...

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Koubachi is Apple's Staff Pick!


Koubachi is proud to announce: our product has been chosen, we made the Favorite Accessories list by Apple US.

The section "Our Favorite Accessories" on Apple Store’s main page features a variety of products that complement Apple products. It's Apple's staff that chooses and recommends outstanding products.

Thank you Apple! We are very happy and honor

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Koubachi Made for Pro


We have listened to your requests, and today we are proud to announce our professional interface! comes with a set of unique features particularly made for the needs of scientists, growers and professional gardeners. allows you to download sensor data from the web, and to adjust the settings of your sensors. Along with this go our new “Made for Pro” Sensors that use high quality multipoint calibration. You can get these sensors on, and enjoy additional features including:

  • List all your sensors in a single view
  • View and download raw data (SI values)
  • Graphs support zooming & panning
  • High quality calibration in our factory
  • Adjustable measurement and transmission intervals
  • View the expected battery life-time...
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Koubachi hits Apple Online Stores


What a kick start into 2013! As announced at CES 2013, Koubachi launches US sales and as of today, the Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Outdoor is available in the Apple Online Store!

Koubachi is also on the move with Apple Europe. In addition to the presence in the Apple Retail Stores throughout Europe, the Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Outdoor is now also available in the Apple Online Store in Europe!

We are proud to achieve another milestone and in particular to deepen our relationship with Apple.

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Wi-Fi Plant Sensor gives your plant a voice.


Koubachi, the Swiss start-up company behind the popular iPhone plant care assistant of the same name is presenting its newest innovation at CeBIT 2012 in Hannover: the Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor.

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