The ''Drainage Layer'' a misconception.

Share your ideas on re-potting, potting mediums and fertilisers.

Re: The ''Drainage Layer'' a misconception.

Postby Bretts » August 13th, 2017, 12:29 pm

Think of the long cascade pot given as an example, using this manipulation of the drainage you can raise the saturation level in the pot to stay closer to the surface instead of accumulating at the bottom. Very useful when you understand it. Same concept in all bonsai pots just not as extreme. When you look at the video of the azalea repot with this understanding it makes perfect sense of raising the saturation level to stay to the surface of the soil.
Last edited by Bretts on August 13th, 2017, 12:32 pm, edited 1 time in total.
It's too bad your in such a hurry cause the stories I could tell you, Bushels and baskets of stories, hole crates full of stories. But if you can spare a moment I will tell you one story.
User avatar
Bretts
Bonsai Philosopher
Bonsai Philosopher
 
Posts: 6669
Images: 0
Joined: November 14th, 2008, 11:04 pm
Location: Jervis Bay NSW
Favorite Species: carpinus jbp
Bonsai Age: 12

Previous

Return to Repotting, Soil and Fertilisers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No Members and 3 guests