Blumat Medium Automatic Watering Kit

Everything you need to automatically water up to 12 plants in 10 gallon pots using a reservoir.

Fully Automatic Self Watering System.  Perfect for Landscapers and Home Gardeners. It is easilly installed with a pair of scissors and connects directly to your hose, tap or rain barrel. Reservoir should be at least 3' above ground level.

Each kit includes:

  • 12 blumat water sensors
  • 7 meters of hose (23')
  • 1 tee
  • 1 elbow
  • 1 hose coupler
  • 1 hose end-piece
  • 1 rain barrel/gravity tank connector and instructions for installation 

The Tropf Blumat system is great for watering your balcony boxes, planters, hanging baskets, and row crops. It fulfills the needs of the plants on an individual basis regardless of location, light levels or plant type. Saves your plants from excessive and incorrect watering. Not only do your plants receive the right amount of water, the slow closed dripping ensures that your plants receive warmed water avoiding shock.

This Deck and Planter Kit is a great way to start your customized irrigation system. The flexible system can be expanded to include up to 500 drippers. See the "Blumat Accessories for Custom Irrigation Systems" on our site for all the accessories.



The Tropf Blumat self watering system functions fully automatically. As the soil dries, its natural suction power triggers the water outlet in the Tropf Blumat Sensor allowing the water to flow. When the soil is sufficiently moist, the Tropf Blumat automatically stops. It makes no noise and does not spray.


PLEASE NOTE: Tropf Blumat does not include a Pressure Reducer in their kits. You will need this if you are connecting your system to a threaded spigot, such as your home water supply or the spigot on a rain barrel.

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 #: IG14604
  • Manufacturer: Blumat

Blumat Medium Automatic Watering Kit

Price: $87.95
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