Capillary Mat

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Model Description Dimensions
CAP13 Capmat for PT 13" x 7"
CAP26 Capmat for P24 26" x 7"
CAP32 Capmat for P30 32" x 7"
 ? easy installation
 ? synthetic material acts as wicking system
 ? extends watering intervals
 ? increases profitability
 ? FREE with TOPsiders and Tri-TOPs

Installation Instructions

1. Place a piece of capillary mat on the bottom ledge of planter.
2. Tuck the sides and ends into the groove that runs around the bottom perimeter of the planter.
3. Place the plant material, complete with grow pot, into the planter.
IMPORTANT: The nursery grow pot must have bottom drain holes
4. Water each plant individually, allowing excess water to drain out of bottom drain holes.
5. Continue to pour water into the planter until the water level reaches 1" above the bottom of the nursery grow pot.
6. The plants use the initial water for the first 5 or 6 days, wick up (capillary action) additional water for the next 4 or 5 days and then go dry for the last couple of days. IMPORTANT: Plants must be allowed to dry out for at least 2 days.
7. Now it's time to WATER THE PLANTER - no need to water each individual plant. By establishing the amount of water used for each planter, you now can determine the desired time schedule for watering - 10 days, 14 days, 18 days, etc.

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