Watering Plants

what kind of water to use

Zone Sugar Land, Texas 77498 Ithink zone 9 | iluvplants2! added on January 2, 2018 | Answered

Should I use Distilled or Purified water on tropical plants? Thanks Lloyd Stone

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on January 2, 2018

Most of the time, regular tap water will be just fine. If you have a water softener, then this can pose a problem. You can use purified, or distilled water, but I can't tell you how many times I have seen a CHLORINE deficiency in plants by doing this. (Yes they use small amounts of chlorine) But if you use a balanced full fertilizer, then this should not be an issue.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Watering Plants
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Learn From
Your Peers on
Our Blog

Visit Our Blog

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More