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Wrong liquid on plants

Anonymous added on July 6, 2017 | Answered

We accidently spilled Brake fluid on a plant, a few drops, will this kill it?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 6, 2017

This is likely a petroleum based product, and yes, it certainly can kill a plant.

Try washing the chemical away from both the leaves and the soil. If it is only a small amount and does not effect a large portion of the plant, it should recover.

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