Plants can tell themselves they are thirsty

(13-08-2021) When your plant is thirsty, it makes a sound. Professor Kathy Steppe investigated the phenomenon.

“Most people water their plants too much. Or too little. Knowing exactly how much water to give them is not easy,” says Professor Kathy Steppe. She uses sensors to meticulously measure when plants need water and how much.

AVS (East Flemish Television) also reported on the innovation (in Dutch):