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fertilizer water

This is a discussion on fertilizer water within the General Orchid Culture forums, part of the Orchid Culture category; My question is if you keep a gallon jug filled with prepared fertilizer water,open, will ...

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    My question is if you keep a gallon jug filled with prepared fertilizer water,open, will the fertilizer disipate making it useles? Thanks

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    If anything the water will evaporate making the fertilizer more concentrated.

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    Yeah, you may also loose the nitrogen (ureic nitrogen) as it will we converted to ammonia and lost to the air. Also some fertilizer components may precipitate out of the solution.

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