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Q.Indoor gardening ixoras

Anonymous added on August 18, 2017 | Answered

How often should you water the ixora? I keep my ixoras in the veranda, where the temperature ranges from 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. For the last three days, the humidity has been around 50%-60%. I just can’t tell how often I should water them. I’m even using a soil moisture sensor right now, and the soil seems relatively moist (it’s been two days). I touched the soil, too, and it was moist. But.. I’m worried that the data is flawed and that the ixoras actually want more water. I’m really new to this!

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Answered on August 19, 2017

This does require a learning curve, here's how to figure out when container plants need watering:

Ixora does like to be watered regularly, so make sure the soil is never completely dry to the touch, but also don't let it get soggy as if it's in a swamp. Most plants recover better from under-watering than over-watering, so as long as the soil is never left in a very wet state for days, the plant will be fine.

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