Will A/C condensate harm/help a rhododendron beneath it?

stonejm(z6MA)July 29, 2009

We have a small house and have the opportunity to get a used air conditioner to cool our sweltering first floor. The only available window has a rhododendron growing beneath it, the top of which is about 1-2 feet below the window. It occurred to me that the condensate/water from the A/C might harm the rhodie. On the other hand, a statement I found somewhere on the web implied it might actually be helpful (we have tons of dry shade).

Quick responses much appreciated!


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petzold6596(8b southern NM)

Tube the "condensate" to the ground. You paid dearly for that water so put it to good use.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2009 at 9:06PM
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