7 Surprising Uses of Epsom Salts for Plants

7 Surprising Uses of Epsom Salts for Plants

Homiful.com -- Doesn't you know what Epsom salt is? Epsom salt is commonly called bath salt, which is similar to kitchen salt, but both have different flavors. If the kitchen salt tastes salty, another with Epsom salt that tastes bitter.

Epsom salt is know because it can be used as a plant fertilizer. Using Epsom salts can improve health in plants that are stronger than before. Because it contains magnesium sulfate and is powerful for controlling pests, fertilizing the soil to accelerate the growth of ornamental plants. Let's check out a number of the benefits of Epsom salt in the following review:

Good for plant seed growth


The magnesium content contained in Epsom salts can improve the quality of cancer and strengthen the cell wall and provide energy boost for plant growth. You can mix one bath of Epsom salt and a gallon of water and then flush it during seeding. You can do this during the sprout process.

For seeds and flowers, sprinkle one cup of Epsom salt on the ground, then water.

Benefits for nutrient absorption


The deposition of magnesium sulfate in Epsom salts can increase cell absorption from key minerals such as nitrogen, phosphorus and sulfur. This will help the plant absorb more of the growing, sot that is can produce better and greener growth.

Epsom salt prevents root shock


The root of the graft results requires extra care and caution. Because if little rough will make the roots surprised and the plant so withered even yellowing. Therefore, you can mix a tablespoon of Epsom salt in three liters of water which can then flush into the roots of the plant that has just been moved, wait until the water soaks. Or by adding a tablespoon or two of salt to the grafted ground hole.

Prevent natural pests


To control plants pests, you can mix one cup of Epsom salt with water and put it in a spray bottle. Spray the plant regularly and sprinkle Epsom salts around the base of the plant.

Removing yellow leaves


In fact, soluble Epsom salts can reduce sulfur deficiency in plants, to remove yellowing leaves. You can use 1 tablespoon of Epsom slat in a gallon of water and use it as a spray or water once in 3-4 weeks so that the leaves are healthy again.

Make the plant more fertile


Plants that lack magnesium and sulfur can make fern plants pale and yellow. To avoid this, you can use Epsom salts that can help fern plants produce chlorophyll, promote healthy growth and are resistant to diseases and pests.

You can add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt of 1 liter of water and spar once a month on the leaves of the fern that are still active.

Makes it easier for plants to flower


You can make your planting bloom quickly just by adding 1 tablespoon of Epsom salt in one gallon of water that you can use when spraying directly on the leaves every 15-20 days.

Water any plant with this solution once in 3-5 weeks.

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Author         : Lynda
Editor          : Munawaroh
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