Chlorine in tap water harmful to plants?

Eric Grunden egrunden at prairienet.org
Wed Jan 10 01:34:15 EST 1996


In a previous article, tpatter at pond.com (TPatter) says:

>I was wondering if anyone knew if the cholorine in city tap water is
>harmful to plants.  I've been misting my fig tree's leaves and branches
>now that it's Winter (and therefore, very dry) and I do not wish to harm
>the plant.

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I don't know about the chlorine, but I have read that the fluorine
in city water can cause necrosis in certain plant species.

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