How Fast Is Water Absorbed by Plants?

Plants in dry soil absorb water immediately until they are full, and then they stop taking in water. The osmotic pull from the roots' nutrients pumps water into the plants.

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Naima Manal's articles on health, diet, nutrition, alternative medicine, education, parenting, crafts, travel, home and garden and home improvement have appeared on various websites. Manal received her Bachelor of Science in biology/pre-medical studies from Molloy College in 1994 and has been a freelance writer, teacher and homeschooling mom since 1993.