Do plants lose water through their leaves?

Answer Plants have small cell openings called stomates on the surface of their leaves that release water into the atmosphere. As the water evaporates out of the leaf, it draws more water up from the roots... Read More »

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Do bonsai plants lose their leaves?

The art of bonsai, miniaturing trees, includes a wide variety of trees and plants, such as maple, sumac, walnut and other deciduous trees. Evergreen bonsai leaves usually don't drop off in the fal... Read More »

Do bonsai plants lose their leaves in the winter?

Whether a bonsai plant loses its leaves in winter depends on the type of tree the bonsai comes from. If the bonsai plant has leaves and was kept outdoors, chances are it is derived from a deciduous... Read More »

How Plants Move Water to Leaves?

Plants are 85 percent water, yet only the roots have ready access to the water in the soil. There are various biological mechanisms in plants that allow for vertical movement of water. These mechan... Read More »

How do plants transport water from their roots to their leaves?

The plants have internal tubes called xylem that facilitate this process. Inside the xylem, there is water. This water stretches directly from the roots to the leaves. When the water molecules are ... Read More »