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Top down watering and bottom up watering
The water from the top may cause water run down from the
sides of the container and will not reach all roots. Watering from the bottom
by placing a water plate underneath the container eliminates above problems in
top watering method. Specially potted plants are encouraged to bottom up
When you use bottom up method to water potted plants plant
roots get stronger because they are always growing down towards moisture. Also
its confident that your Plant roots get enough moisture. This system is
suitable for both indoor and outdoor potted plants. The key in bottom up
watering is timing. Also there should be a good drainage hole and there should
not be pebbles at the bottom of the pot.You can make sure your plants get enough moisture by push
down your finger in to the soil between plant stem and container wall until
your 2ndknuckle. If you do not feel moisture in the soil then it’s
time to water or increase the time you keep the water plate down the container.
Even though bottom watering moist the roots uniformly it
doesn’t wash away the salt and mineral deposits accumulate on top of soil. Therefore
when watering bottom up pour water top of the soil once a month to rinse the
soil and remove excess minerals.
common method to manually water plants is top down method
where you pour water from the top. Watering from top.
can cause discolouration of leaves, brown rotten patches on
leaves etc. When the plant is root bound pouring.