Luster Leaf Soil Moisture Meter Helps Maintain Correct Moisture Levels

Last Updated on February 3, 2020 by Cassie Lyons

Green thumbs and experts alike have come home from work one day only to find their favorite plants brown and dead in the corner of their living room or garden. Ensuring that plants get the right amounts of water at the right times can be difficult, after all your plants can’t talk to you and tell you they have had enough water, or too much water. Now it is simple to make sure your plants are properly watered with the help of the Luster Leaf Rapitest Soil Moisture Meter. The soil moisture meter features a separate display and gauge system with a flexible cord on the moisture probe. The soil moisture detector provides accurate, easy to read results.

The Leaf Luster meter separate construction allows individuals to measure not only potted plants and soil beds, but hanging basket plants as well. The soil moisture sensor set includes a chart to help determine how much water plants need to prevent overwatering. Other soil moisture readers exist on the marketplace, offering varying features in comparison to the Leaf Luster. While some are bulkier, others offer the same portability as this model in a different design package.

Although the majority of online reviewers gave the Luster Leaf garden moisture meter good marks, a significant number of reviewers were thoroughly disheartened with their unit. The biggest complaint from dissenters was that the meter never gave accurate readings, often reading “dry” in almost any soil environment.

The Positives
Luster Leaf informs you whenever your house plant needs to be watered. Chart to help you indicate how much water your plant needs to prevent overwatering. Soil meter provides accurate and easy to read results. Moisture probe is separate from meter so you can even monitor hanging plants. The handy flexible cord allows you to hold the meter while you insert the probe.

The Negatives
Complaints from users was that the meter never gave accurate readings. Some reports of the moisture probe metal breaking off during use.

So What’s The Scoop?
This soil moisture tester appears to be a great tool in concept, but in practice the tool seems to have several defects. The fact that this soil moisture meter is less expensive than other models seems to be reflected in its performance.

Soil Moisture Meter.

Luster Leaf Rapitest Soil Moisture Meter.

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  1. Product Scoop says:

    Please share with us any of your questions or comments concerning this Soil Moisture Meter review! For those interested, here’s the manufacturer link for the Luster Leaf 1820 Rapitest Soil Moisture Meter.

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