Do Plants Grow Better in Saltwater or Freshwater?

Plants grow best with the water for which they are adapted: marine plants such as kelp grow best in saltwater, while land plants grow best in freshwater. Too much salt hurts land plants.

Keywords: plants and saltwater, plants and freshwater, marine plants

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