Can you use water from a dehumidifier to water house plants?
It wont hurt the plants. but the water may be lacking some of its natural minerals.
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Answer Sea Water is salty and might not be useful for watering house plants because salt will ruin the plant by osmosis due to water potential differences. So, better to use …sweet water. Plants that grow in salt water are different. So, salt water plants and sweet water plants are different.
The water that accumulates in the household dehumidifier has takenin all of the chemicals in the air of a room and is probably notfit to drink. This water can be used to water… plants, though.
About once a week or when the soil starts to feel dry when you stick your finger in the pot up to your first knuckle.
well, most plants like humidity, if you remove it you will desicate them unless you water them more often which will increase the humidity and we're back to the begining
When house plants or potted plants are over watered the following happens: . The soil becomes supersaturated and oxygen (trapped in pore spaces in the soil) is forced out …of the soil. . Plants absorb most of their oxygen requirements from the soil, the lack of oxygen causes the cells to die, starting with the root hairs and moving on to the roots themselves. . As the root hairs are dead or damaged the plant is no longer able to absorb water - this results in the plant wilting; in most cases the person caring for the plant sees the wilting as a sign of insufficient watering and waters the plant more - compounding the problem. . As the root system is compromised osmosis cannot occur, in fact reverse osmosis starts to take place, this causes the mobile elements in the plant to start leaching from the plant and into the soil. This causes yellowing of the leaves, most notably the basal leaves (or those closest to the soil) are first effected. The two symptoms combined are always a clear indication of over watering or root damage (basal leaves yellowing and the plant wilting).
yes, I use it all the time and it is just fine
yes, it will kill them
Because they are autotroph
Yes, I'm guessing you are physically capable of it. Although I'm not sure of the outcome.
It would taste flat and be less pleasant than conventional tap water, but you would not become ill from it.
Stop over watering them, water should not be allowed to accumilate in the saucer
Yes. I have heard that chemistry departments use it without any problems.
You can grow many of the vining plants in water by taking cuttings off of a mature plant. Here are some types: . Creeping charlie . Coleus . Pothos (philodendron) . Wa…ndering Jew . Ivy types
Yes, the plant will feel happy when you give it it's first bath. Then days later it will be tall and a teenager. And it won't need your smelly bath water anymore. So...... y…es bath water will turn your plant into a tall annoying teenage plant. Then you'll just want to throw it away. Enjoy your tall plant, that grew with your very own smelly bath water. :) c(:*
the reason you use water to water plants is so that they can grow and be strong and healthy. ----------------------------------------------------. Water is needed by plants …for a number of reasons.... - To photosynthesise (make their own food using sunlight, carbon dioxide & water). - To use a means for transporting mineral ions around the plant. - For turgidity (to make sure that the plant doesn't wilt - water makes plant cells firm). - Water evaporates from plant leaves which could help to cool the plant. 98% of water taken up by a plant is transpired to the atmosphere!.