Soil Problems
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hi, i was camping and dug a hole to put my toilet wast in to. i realised i had put bleach in with it. i take it that will kill a

fernwoodpolishing added on November 29, 2018 | Answered

nything growing there or stop anything elss growing. how can i rectifuy this. a nutroliser or somthing? Peter Lee [email protected] Many Thank

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 29, 2018

Chlorine bleach affects plant growth in two main ways. First, the sodium content overloads the plant's system with salts. While chlorine is a naturally occurring and necessary part of soil, significant amounts of it can cause a condition known as chlorine toxicity.
In this case, I think the soil will be just fine after some time and rain.

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