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Moist is normal in 5-1-1 mix?

Posted by earthworm73 WA z8b (My Page) on
Mon, Dec 3, 12 at 22:29

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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RE: Moist is normal in 5-1-1 mix?

Yes, that's normal :-)

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


Josh


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RE: Moist is normal in 5-1-1 mix?

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

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