Does a Plant Grow Bigger If Watered With Soda?

Plants do not grow bigger if watered with sugary soda. The excess sugars reduce the plant's ability to absorb water through the roots. Plain carbonated water or some sugar-free sodas contain nutrients that plants need to grow, and these can help a plant grow bigger.

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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.