Precision scheduling of irrigation in the production of container-grown hardy nursery stock in various growing media

This factsheet provides practical recommendations for the efficent irrigation of container-grown hardy nursery stock in order to optimise water use and maintain plant quality in peat-based, peat-reduced and peat-free growing media and to minimise the risk of potential nutrient leaching from crops.

The information was updated in 2017.

Useful links

For more information on measuring and improving the performance of overhead irrigation systems download the factsheet

Download the Irrigation Calculator

For further information on matching irrigation supply to demand download the factsheet