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Do Plants Grow Faster With Water or Coke?

By Callie Barber ; Updated September 21, 2017
Coke does not help plants grow healthy.

Plants that are watered with coke die faster and grow smaller than those that are grown using water. Coke also creates a strong odor that attracts flies to the growing site.


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Callie Barber has been writing professionally since 2002. Barber's love for design and writing inspired her to create Design Your Revolution, a blog that shares creative and affordable ways to decorate indoor and outdoor living environments. Her articles have appeared on Travels.com and GardenGuides.com. Barber holds a Bachelors of Arts in international studies from the University of North Carolina.