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Anonymous added on August 25, 2011 | Answered

If I pour boiling water on my chickweed to kill it, will it kill my plants too if boiling water touches them?

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Answered on August 26, 2011

Yes, boiling water will kill any plant that it comes into direct contact with, so if you are planning to use this to kill your chickweed, then take care not to get any on your other plants. For additional ways to kill chickweed, this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/how-to-kill-chickweed-best-way-to-kill-chickweed.htm

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