Chlorine in tap water harmful to plants?

TPatter tpatter at pond.com
Sun Jan 14 21:25:00 EST 1996


> Why do you want to mist fig leaves?  Do you do this to prevent frost damage?
> Chlorinated water is probably better for this purpose, because it wouldn't 
> foster fungus growth on the lleaves as much as rain water would.

I keep the fig trees indoors.  I've found that, due to the heating system
removing most moisture from the indoor air, that the plants do better when
I mist their leaves twice per day.



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