Succulents

Succulents also benefit from the controlled water rate and repeatability provided by the Vergrowth system. With its level of control, there is little risk of over watering whenever your succulents need a drink.

     Although the growing medium of most succulents should be allowed to dry between waterings, it is still advantageous to distribute the water in a gradual, consistent manner when water is supplied.

     This gradual, automatic watering of succulent house plants avoids overflows and allows the water to be distributed more uniformly through the growth medium.  The consistent watering rate provided by the automatic watering system provides the plants with the nourishment they need without over watering or overflow.      Once the growth medium has been thoroughly watered, the reservoir can be removed, leaving behind only the relatively unobtrusive top of the receiver and the wicks, which are buried. The picture below left shows a Crassula Ovata with a water globe in place. On the right is the same plant without the reservoir.

This illustrates the use of an automatic watering system for succulent houseplants. The receiver is placed in the potting soil and receives the output of the water reservoir. The water is transferred from the receiver to the houseplants by wicking action. In this case, the water supply is from a re-purposed lemon juice bottle. Water for the houseplant may also be supplied by another type of reservoir, a watering globe for example. The requirement is that the output tube fit into the receiver, thus making an automatic watering system for houseplants. Note that the water distribution is automatic but adjustable via the wicks supplied with the houseplant watering kit. The plant watering system receiver can be placed anywhere in the pot. This plant is a Crassula.jpg

Jade Tree: Crassula Argentea

This illustrates the use of an automatic watering system for succulent houseplants. The receiver is placed in the potting soil and receives the output of the water reservoir. The water is transferred from the receiver to the houseplants by wicking action. In this case, the water supply is from a a watering globe. Water for the houseplant may also be supplied by another type of reservoir, a re-purposed lemon juice bottle, for example. The requirement is that the output tube fit into the receiver thus making an automatic watering system for houseplants. Note that the water distribution is automatic but adjustable via the wicks supplied with the houseplant watering kit. The plant watering system receiver can be placed anywhere in the pot. This plant is a Crassula Ovata.jpg
This illustrates the use of an automatic watering system for succulent houseplants. The receiver is placed in the potting soil and receives the output of the water reservoir. The water is transferred from the receiver to the houseplants by wicking action.  Note that the water distribution is automatic but adjustable via the wicks supplied with the houseplant watering kit. In this case, the plant has been watered and the reservoir removed. Note that the receiver is quite inconspicuous. The plant watering system receiver can be placed anywhere in the pot to provide flexibility for this automatic house plant watering system. This plant is a Crassula Ovata.jpg

Jade Tree: Crassula Ovata

Jade Tree: Crassula Ovata

Below are some additional pictures of succulents (cacti) with and without the reservoir in place. Note that the receiver in this case is white in color - for purposes of clarity. In actuality, the distributors for these automatic house plant watering systems are black in order to be inconspicuous.

This illustrates the use of an automatic watering system for succulent houseplants. The receiver is placed in the potting soil and receives the output of the water reservoir. In this case, the water supply is from a watering globe. Water for the houseplant may also be supplied by another type of reservoir, a re-purposed bottle for example. The requirement is that the output tube fit into the receiver thus making an automatic watering system for houseplants. Note that the water distribution is automatic but adjustable via the wicks supplied with the houseplant watering kit. The plant watering system receiver can be placed anywhere in the pot. These plants are Cacti.jpg
This illustrates the use of an automatic watering system for succulent houseplants. The receiver is placed in the potting soil and receives the output of the water reservoir. Often, the water supply is from a watering globe. Water for the houseplant may also be supplied by another type of reservoir, a re-purposed bottle for example. The requirement is that the output tube fit into the receiver thus making an automatic watering system for houseplants. In this case, the plant has been watered and the reservoir removed. Note that the receiver is quite inconspicuous. Note that the water distribution is automatic but adjustable via the wicks supplied with the houseplant watering kit. The plant watering system receiver can be placed anywhere in the pot. These plants are Cacti.jpg

Cactus

Cactus