Posted: 09/07/2014 at 18:17
Gaseous exchange through stomata on the underside of leaves.
ionic absoprtion of elements through root hair epidermis.
leaf epidermis generally cutinized to shed water.
I still believe that mineral soultion poured on to a leaf, roll off into the soil, where they are absorbed through root hairs.
Vexxum a rose fertiliser will give you a better result. You want to feed for flowers, although it is usually done earlier on in the season. The other plants you can feed once a month. the money plant is only slow growing so wont need a lot of feed. I've not seen a money plant (crassula ) flower in this country, although I have seen them flowering in Perth,Australia, where they grow to about 6 ft tall, but they have no frosts.
Not sure what a lichi is (Lychee?)