Definition of foliar feeding in US English:

foliar feeding

noun

  • See foliar feed

    • ‘When variegated plants are too white, foliar feeding with fish emulsion or other high nitrogen fertilizer will ‘green up’ the leaves.’
    • ‘We have to keep wetting agents on them and do foliar feeding.’
    • ‘Even though foliar feeding has become the rage of greens fertilization programs, there are still many questions that remain to be answered from a scientific basis.’
    • ‘Using liquid fertilizer for foliar feeding also helps him get better nutrient uptake in the turfgrass.’
    • ‘The most popular method of fertilizing has changed from granular application to foliar feeding programs.’