Can you kill plant roots off with boiling water?

Answer Yes, boiling water will kill a plant.

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Does boiling water really kill bacteria?

Yes it does, For bacteria to actually die, the hot water would have to be at a temperature above what your skin could tolerate. Most people can tolerate a temperature of 110 degrees for little bits... Read More »

How do I kill ants in plant roots?

Ant BaitsSet out ant baits for the ants. Bait these traps with a sweet pesticide and set them in areas where you see lots of ant traffic. Ants will enter the baits, eat the pesticide and die.Insect... Read More »

Does boiling hot room temp. cold or ice water affect plant growth?

Boiling water or super cold water can damage or kill some plants, but, aside from that, I have never of any water temperature being better or worse for plant growth.

Do tuberous roots of a sweet potato plant absorb water&mineral salts from the soil?

The tuberous roots of sweet potato plants absorb minerals and water from the soil, allowing the plant to grow. The primary nutrients that sweet potatoes absorb from the soil are nitrogen, potash an... Read More »