Can a Plant Grow in Bleach?

Bleach quickly kills seeds, seedlings and mature plants. Bleach is actually sodium hypochlorite, which has an extremely high acid level. Sodium hypochlorite increases the acid and sodium content of the soil beyond plant tolerances.

Keywords: growing plants bleach, bleach herbicided, Sodium hypochlorite

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Karen Carter has spent the last three years working as a technology specialist in the public school system. This position included hardware/software installation, customer support, and writing training manuals. She also spent four years as a newspaper editor/reporter at the Willapa Harbor Herald.