• Question: @Dionne how much water would a normal plant need in mm?

    Asked by 773susp23 to Dionne on 8 Nov 2018.
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      Dionne Turnbull answered on 8 Nov 2018:

      Brilliant question! I’m not sure about mm, but I can do litres. One corn plant can use 200L of water in a summer to grow you a corn on the cob! And this next one is a bit mind-blowing… some rainforest trees will use 1200 litres of water in a single day. That is one thirsty tree 🙂