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25.75 in. Dia x 16.75 in. H Burnt Cedar Wood Whiskey Barrel

  • Dried cedar with tongue-and-groove design and durable metal bands
  • Large capacity (whiskey barrel size)
  • Light-weight, kiln-dried construction with non-corrosive hoops
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Product Overview

The Real Wood Products Whiskey Barrel is the perfect planter for any deck, patio or garden setting. Constructed of 100% natural kiln-dried cedar, the planter staves are tongue and grooved to ensure stability of the planter for years to come. Reinforced with galvanized steel, each hoop is secured with 6 screws to keep them from "slipping", as can sometimes happen with genuine whiskey barrels. Constructed to be the same size as genuine whiskey barrels, the barrel has been pre-drilled to assist with drainage and oxygenation of your most treasured plants. This large capacity planter also boasts a rustic burnt finish, to help ensure the plant retains that "old-fashioned" look for years to come.
  • Pre-drilled for drainage
  • Cedar is kiln dried to prevent "drying out
  • Staves are tongue and grooved for stability
  • Cedar is burnt to a dark finish to resemble genuine whiskey barrels
  • Note: product may vary by store



Bottom Width (in.)
Container Height (in.)
Container Length (in.)
Container Width (in.)
Top Width (in.)


Barrel Style
Color Family
Burnt Cedar
Container Size
Extra Large
Container Volume (qts.)
Drainage Holes
Has drainage holes
Planter Features
Drainage Holes,Light Weight,No Additional Features,Rust Resistant
Planter Shape
Pots & Planters Type
Product Weight (lb.)

Questions & Answers


How many gallons

Asked by Jkr January 3, 2021

about 4-5 cu feet, not sure about gallons; probably about 16-20

What is the exterior diameter of the bottom of the planter?

Asked by Stu October 8, 2020

It's about 20-21inches.

Is this barrel safe to grow dwarf fruit trees and vegetables?

Asked by Honeycrisp August 15, 2020

Hi. This beautiful barrel is made with real wood apparently harvested in Oregon, which does not seem to be recycled wood. It is actually manufactured into a barrel in Vietnam. The wood does have an unspecified treatment on it which means we won't be using ours to grow edibles. A person could possibly line barrel with something safe so it could be used to grow food. There are other oak wine barrels, seemingly authentic, offered in the Home Depot nursery department which might better suit growing edibles. I hope this helps.

Is this barrel planter made with new or recycled material? Is this safe for planting fruits/ve...

Asked by LL August 12, 2020

Exactly what we wanted

Is this big enough for a curry leaf plant?

Asked by sonu July 26, 2020

Without knowing what size curry leaf plant you require, I'm giving you dimensions so that you can determine answer. Interior base diameter of our real wood barrel is 19.375"wide. BUT you do have stays at base to help stabilize it, they are about 1/2"x1/2". Take a look at photo provided to see stays. So, useable diameter when placing something solid into barrel is 19.375" minus at least one inch for two stays combined. Other interior measurements are 24.25" wide at top and 15.125 interior height from top edge to base. Remember those are measurements of my barrel, yours may differ a bit. I hope this helps.

Can it hold water wirhout leaking

Asked by Blanca June 21, 2020

No it has drain holes in the bottom.

How do we order this for curbside pick up? Even though my local stores (which offer curbside pic...

Asked by PacificaMama June 21, 2020

Good size for fruit tree. Did not have to dig a holl to plant. Save time and energy.

It appears that this barrel has been stained as when it is wet, it bleeds out a brownish color ar...

Asked by LZM June 16, 2020

It does not appear to be a stain. It has been trough a couple of rains/storms and multiple waterings with no color bleeding. We have Hibiscus in ours and they are doing great. We will ill put flowers around the base of the Hibiscus next. Tomato plants would look great in these.

How many gallon is this barrel and is it 26" in width or 25"? When i place purchase is was 26"

Asked by Johnhuynh June 13, 2020

Label states 16.6" high by 26" diameter. Just measured INTERIOR of mine, it's 24.25" at widest point and 15.125" in height. The only way I could figure how many gallons would be manual labor. Sorry, can't calculate capacity. Perhaps, if you look at manufacturer's website they may be able to tell you capacity.

Can you put ice and beer in it for garden wedding

Asked by Rudy May 14, 2020

I would imagine so

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Customer Reviews

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There is a perfect liner for it with some caution.
Home depot sells 3 different barrel so be sure to get the correct one. This one is 25.75in diameter. The 20 gal MacCourt pond liner is 25.75 in and will fit this one perfectly. This barrel also has 4 predrilled holes. This barrel is mimicking the real wine barrel so it is not as thick or as good. The real half whiskey barrel is 26.5in diameter and there is no liner for it.
by SonN
2 people found this helpful
The Metal Ring Bands Rust Quickly and the Barrel Falls Apart after a Year.
I bought this to replace a wine barrel planter that lasted over 12 years before the wood finally rotted out. After about a year I notice the metal ring bands on this barrel showing heavy rust and eventually it broke and that was the beginning of the end of the barrel staying together. The metal rings of the wine barrel this product replaced NEVER rusted and still have them to this day. To save time and money be sure to get an authentic barrel, not a replica with cheaply made ring bands that fall apart fast. The irony is you can get a good wine barrel for not much more and it will last at least 10 years.
by GA
Great barrel if the manufacturer used proper strapping material
I purchased 14 of these barrels a few years ago and the metal straps only lasted one season. The straps literally disintegrated. Out of the 14, I think there are only 3 that still have all three straps. The wood is great, but without anyway to hold it together, they are all falling apart and now I have to re-pot everything after I find some new barrels. Overall I would rate this negative stars. It is expensive at $40 a piece and the straps they used are worthless. You will have to buy replacements every few years. Quality wise, the wood is excellent, but again, it doesn't matter if there is nothing to keep it together. Value is extremely poor because you will waste time, money, and gas re-doing all the work you did. I do not recommend this pot. My parents have wine barrels that are at least 12 years old.
by mw
3 people found this helpful
I bought two of these, just what I needed for my project. They are sturdy, attractive and volumin...
I bought two of these, just what I needed for my project. They are sturdy, attractive and voluminous enough for tomatoes. I liked them enough to buy ten more.
by JerryB
1 person found this helpful
Good Barrel.... No drainage holes
The barrel I purchased was supposed to come "Pre-drilled for drainage " but are NO drainage holes in the barrell that was delivered. What happens if you don't have a drill?
by sheila
I just love this real wood barrel. It is sturdy, well built, and beautiful. It's also made of Ore...
I just love this real wood barrel. It is sturdy, well built, and beautiful. It's also made of Oregon wood products. We will be putting it on top of tree stump and filling it with cheerful flowers to attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and ladybugs. As soon as a chainsaw trims stump to proper height, it's going into commission.
by BummedInCalifornia
2 people found this helpful
Love These Barrels
We purchased several off these barrels to planet sago palms in last week. They are large and sturdy, they look great and we’ve already had several compliments from neighbors.
by CLP0723
4 people found this helpful
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by HomeDepotCustomer
We really like the look of this planter, took about...
We really like the look of this planter, took about 5 bags of soil ( .75 cu. Ft.) Add flowers, and instant, great looking curb appeal!
by HomeDepotCustomer
2 people found this helpful
Good sized planters that are now filled with Petunias and add color to our deck. Each planter too...
Good sized planters that are now filled with Petunias and add color to our deck. Each planter took 3 and a half bags of topsoil. A rolling planter base is recommended to give flexibility.
by Roger
3 people found this helpful
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