Blumat Pressure Automatic Watering Kit

Use your hose or water faucet to automate your gardens!

This kit hooks up to a standard outdoor faucet and has everything you need to set up a small garden or set of up to 6 pots and you can expand it to do 500 different watering spots.

The Tropf-Blumat (Drip-Blumat) is a sensor that supplies plants with drips of water via thin tubing. As the soil dries, its natural suction power triggers the opening of the Tropf Blumat allowing the water to flow. When the soil is sufficiently moist, the Tropf Blumat automatically stops. The system functions fully automatically.

This kit includes

  • 6 Blumat water sensors
  • 1 pressure reducer 
  • 7 meters of 8 mm black suppy line
  • 1 tee 
  • 1 elbow 
  • instructions for installation 

The Process

Water is sucked out of the ceramic sensor through the suction force of the dry earth. Suction tension develops in the Tropf-Blumat, the flexible membrane is pulled downwards, thereby allowing the passage of water, the drip tube begins dripping. If the earth is moist enough, then the subpressure in the sensor causes the water to be sucked back into the cone, the membrane returns to its original position and squeezes the drip tube closed with a rod, the passage of water is stopped. The point at which the valve closes is set with an adjusting knob. This determines when the drip tube is closed and by which suction tension (i.e. by which degree of dryness) the watering should begin.

Tropf-Blumat is an intelligent watering system, enabling the plants to take care of themselves. Watering occurs only in amounts that the plants actually need, not just as a back-up during vacation periods, rather throughout the growing season. The self-regulating sensor uses water pressure to control a slow, low dosage dripping, without electricity or use of an automatic dispenser.

Customizing for individual plant sizes and variable system requirements is possible at all times. This opens up a wide spectrum of possible uses- from balcony boxes, to tub plantings on a patio or in a sunroom, to smaller bed plantings, or solitary bushes in the garden or even tomato plants in a small greenhouse. 

Click here for the complete Blumat Operating Instructions guide. Click here to view all Blumat systems and accessories.

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  • Item #: IG15666
  • Manufacturer: Blumat

Blumat Pressure Automatic Watering Kit

Price: $136.95
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