Meaning of foliar feed in English:

foliar feed



mass noun
  • Nutrients supplied to the leaves of a plant.

    ‘I've also given the pepper plants a magnesium foliar feed as one of them has leaves which are turning yellow.’
    • ‘Ferrous sulphate applied as a foliar feed works well also, because the leaf uptake portion is quick.’
    • ‘Here at the Natural Gardener, we use John's Recipe as a foliar feed every other week through out the year.’
    • ‘I have written about the wonders of using liquid kelp as a foliar feed in my book on growing tomatoes.’
    • ‘I can always see a difference in my roses when I use Monty's joy juice as a foliar feed with my fungicide.’