Subsurface watering improves tree health in drought-prone areas or during times of extreme heat or dry soil conditions.
It’s specifically designed to improve soil moisture around your trees and shrubs by an injection probe that distributes water directly into the root zone, hydrating drought-stressed trees.
By placing water below grade, it is more efficiently distributed and less likely to run off or evaporate. This soil injection technique allows water to bypass slow infiltration rates in soils that contain high clay content, making it a viable alternative to surface watering.
Signs of drought (or heat stress) will be the most visible in the foliage. Look for these common symptoms:
What not to do during a drought:
Trees recovering from a harsh winter, temporarily coping with heat stress, or lacking a seasonal substitute for an irrigation system, can benefit from subsurface watering.
Consider subsurface watering for:
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