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Small Containers


Small containers refer to container sizes that are easy for someone to lift or move. The actual size of the container may range from a few inches across the top for each container individually or in multiple units such as multiple plant trays, to individual containers about 12 -14 inches across the top.

Testing Process

The steps involved in Small Container Substrate Testing are:

  1. Container Irrigation
  2. Container Selection
  3. Water Pour-through
  4. Leachate Collection
  5. Leachate Analysis
  6. Interpretation


You can view a brief video demonstrating all of these steps or proceed through the slideshow. In doing so, you will:

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