Does chlorinated water kill plants?

Answer On One Hand: Chlorinated Water Can Be DangerousPlants are not designed to handle water that is heavy with chlorine. The plants may experience a stunted growth or difficulty in growing. Seeds that a... Read More »

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Does chlorinated water kill grass?

Chlorinated water does not kill grass. The healthfulness of the soil (and therefore the grass) relies on microorganisms in the soil. While chlorine does kill these microorganisms, they repopulate s... Read More »

Can chlorinated water harm garden plants?

Chlorine-treated tap water has very low concentrations of chlorine, and is not generally harmful to plants. However, high concentrations of chlorine, as found in swimming pools, can potentially cau... Read More »

Can chlorinated water harm tomato plants?

On One Hand: Yes, It Can Harm ThemThe chlorine found in most municipal tap water can alter the acidity of the soil in your garden, preventing your tomato plants from absorbing the nutrients they ne... Read More »

Why does hot water kill plants?

Hot water will denature the proteins in plants, meaning it breaks the structures holding the plant together microscopically. After that happens, biological processes in the plants cease to happen a... Read More »