Algreen Cascata BPA-Free Rain Barrel, 50-Gallon

Last updated: June 5, 2023

Designed to resemble a large terracotta pot, this rain barrel is actually constructed from a BPA-free roto-molded plastic that won't crack or fade. It has a double wall for durability and dual water overflows. The water is also easily accessible, thanks to the high-quality brass spigot.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: Above this rain barrel is a crown planter, so you can grow vegetation on top while collecting rainwater in the bottom.

In our analysis of 41 expert reviews, the Algreen Cascata BPA-Free Rain Barrel, 50-Gallon placed 10th when we looked at the top 16 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Algreen combines the timeless esthetics of pottery with the enduring longevity of modern plastics. The Cascata complements any outdoor space with its elegant and functional design along with integrated planter. All Algreen rain barrels are equipped with two overflows to allow for linking multiple barrels or installing the rain barrel with an Algreen Deluxe Diverter Kit. Collect water for your grass and flower gardens as well as water for washing your car. This rain barrel is compatible with the Algreen Rain Barrel pump kit for pressurized watering to your garden. Made in Canada.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

A strong rain barrel that is great for the outdoors and can withstand high temperatures and does exactly what it is designed for and looks great in your yard. The Algreen has a huge capacity of 65-gallons which is about 10-gallons more than most rain barrels will hold. It is easy to assemble and comes with a beautiful planter to decorate the top.
Corrosion-proof screen guard, brass spigot, and overflow valve in the back. Crown planter is double-walled.
At 65 gallons, its total water capacity is much higher than other small barrels, mainly because it's almost entirely empty aside from the planter-style top area. The single durable spigot at the front lets you drain out water quickly and easily, without needing to attach a hose.
One can place a plant on the top to turn this rain barrel into a lovely garden planter.

What reviewers didn't like

The included hose doesn’t have a sound durability.
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