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The Tropf-Blumat Maxi acts as a regulator
and dripper, just like the standard Tropf-Blumat, however, it is 9
inches (23 cm) long in total and has an insertion depth of 6 to 7 inches
(15-18 cm). Therefore, it's application makes sense only above a
container height of 12 inches (30 cm) or for a planting depth of 12
inches (30 cm), typical for larger planting tubs and solitary plants in
troughs on patios and roof gardens, and also for individual solitary
The Tropf-Blumat Maxi enables the moisture levels in deeper layers,
close to the roots, to be monitored and regulated. Watering occurs more
seldom but therefore more intensely - the surface of the tub stays
Before installing the Tropf-Blumat Maxi, a
hole is normally predrilled or cored, the clay cone is then inserted
and held in place using a mud slurry (instructions included) in order to
achieve good soil contact.