from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a leaf or leaves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or via the leaves
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Consisting of, or pertaining to, leaves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of or pertaining to leaves; inserted in, proceeding from, or resembling a leaf: as, foliar appendages.
Wondering if a hidden cause of what appeared to be moisture stress might actually be nutrient deficiencies, I tried spraying liquid fertilizer directly on these gnarly leaves, a practice called foliar feeding.
Gardener's notes: feeding your rosesRoses appreciate aspring feed and mulch, but the disease resistance and recurrent blooming of the English roses is enhanced by foliar feeding in the growing season.
Uncle Tom's Rose Tonic contains potassium phosphite and has good fungicidal properties, while SB Plant Invigorator is a foliar feed with fungicidal and pesticidal properties.
We've started adding a pelletized amendment called Pre-Plant Plus as well as doing foliar feeding with fish and kelp meal.
Apart from the watering and organic fertilizing of these plants, he gives them a foliar spray with Epsom salts, which promotes vigorous growth and heavy fruiting.
He then gave the young plants a foliar feed of compost tea and another of Epsom salts.
If you can, avoid watering the foliage in favor of the soil, to avoid foliar diseases.
“There was very little foliar damage, but strangely (we have) some damaged berries that are already drying on the vine and are falling off,” he said.
Get to know your foliar neighbors and keep track of their whereabouts.
Let's take pride in this common ownership by nurturing our nature and ending the loss of doll's eyes and all its foliar kin.