Moist is normal in 5-1-1 mix?

earthworm73(WA z8)December 3, 2012

Over the weekend I made a batch of 5-1-1 the "right way". I put some young palms into the mix. Tonight I looked through the drain holes and I can see that the bottom most layer of bark is moist (wet?) I can still see the glistening of moisture on the bark. Normal right? That's not perched water right?

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greenman28 NorCal 7b/8a

Yes, that's normal :-)

If you tilt the container 45 degrees, any perched water should dribble out.

Josh

    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 2:11AM
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earthworm73(WA z8)

Josh,
No more water dribbles out when the pots are tilted. That makes me feel better.

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    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 11:05AM
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