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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

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BushDoctor
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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.

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