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Q.What Should Moisture Meter Read For Pieris?

Zone 60618 | Anonymous added on June 1, 2022 | Answered

I have a Japanese Pieris Insterstella. What should my moisture meter read and at what depth? I grow in 12×12 container.

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Answered on June 8, 2022

That isn't a very big container unless your Pieris is very young. The soil needs to be kept moist but it must be well drained. If using a moisture meter, water when the meter's gauge is right between moist and dry. You don't want to keep it saturated, but you don't want to let it dry out, either.


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