Geranium Plants
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Can geraniums survive an accidental alcohol spraying?

Zone Kentucky | lsullivan added on May 21, 2015 | Answered

Accidentally spilled rubbing alcohol on my geranium plant. Tried to spray it off, but it is turning yellow quickly. Any recovery possible?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 21, 2015

Though alcohol can be used to treat some insect infestations, it's best to dilute it and test the plant sensitivity on a small leave or area.
African Violets should not be treated with alcohol. Remove the effected leaves by cutting it back. Your plant should recover.
See the links below for more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/palms/sticky-palm-tree-leaves-treatment-for-palm-scale.htm

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/flowers/geranium/pruning-geraniums.htm

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