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Q.If We Can Put The Cayenne Pepper Soap Spray On Plants To Keep Bugs Away As You Said Then What About All The Posts That Say Never T

Zone 48146 zone 6 | cherylmsemail added on July 11, 2022 | Answered

o get plants wet except at the base. All over the internet it says to never get plants wet except at the base. There are many posts that say to never put water on any part of the plants as this causes fungus and other diseases. How then is it ok to spray soapy water mixture to stop the aphids for example.

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Answered on July 12, 2022

This, really, depends on the plant. In nature, rainwater will wet leaves and stems. Some are more sensitive than others.

For a sensitive plant, I would not do so. For hardy species, it should be no issue.

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