grow down

grow down (into something)

[for roots] to penetrate downward as they grow. The young roots grew down into the rich soil. The roots grew down and drew up the precious water.
See also: down, grow
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Find a home for yourself in one of the lovely flowers that grow down there; now I will set you down, and you can do whatever you like.
Bare root is best, but be ready to plant straight away Mighty soak: Water in well to make sure roots grow down deep Stake a claim: It's a good idea to give newly planted trees some support
Stake a claim: It's a good idea to give newly planted trees some support Mighty soak: Water in well to make sure roots grow down deep Bare root is best, but be ready to plant You'll be blown away by the transformation a single plant can bring once spring arrives Firm down soil in layers to exclude air pockets
If this happens, the only option may be to break through or cut off the bottom of the pot and remove a paving slab underneath so the plants roots can grow down into the soil.
The trays hold an inch or so of additional water, reducing water runoff and promoting deeply rooted plants because the roots grow down to access the reservoir water.
From there, international partners have been cultivated and nurtured, resulting in the exceptional business performance, which has helped the company grow down the years.
For tomatoes, I saved 5-gallon food buckets from a local hospital kitchen, and we cut the bottoms out of the buckets to allow room for the tomato roots to grow down into the soil.
Watering should reach just below the base of the bulbs, encouraging the roots to grow down into the water.
The course features high-side dunes and swirling grasses that grow down into the banks of the hazards.
Despite concerns about a slowdown in Asian emerging economies, Honda Executive Vice President Tetsuo Iwamura said at a press conference that the automaker is "sure that demand in emerging economies, especially for motorcycles, will continue to grow down the road.
Fish can also feed off the root systems of the plants that grow down through the islands and into the water.
Biologically speaking, the roots of grasses grow down into the soil, holding on to the dirt and spreading to capture nutrients and water.
A An in-growing toenail is where the edges of the nail grow down into the fleshy part of the toe.