Q/A #118 - Is Chlorine Toxic to Carnivorous Plants?

June 27, 2023

Q/A #118 - Is Chlorine Toxic to Carnivorous Plants?

I would just like to know with chlorine and chloramines are toxic to plants, I have a reverse-osmosis and deionizer system that removes all impurities except for those two.
(Submitted in June 2020.)


I seriously doubt with that kind of filtration you would have much of any chlorine or chloramine left in the water. Usually the combination of reverse-osmosis and deionization filter removes everything. The carbon prefilters on the RO unit also removes chlorine and chloramines. But, in general, the amount of chlorine and chloramines used in drinking water is rarely harmful to plants, including carnivorous plants. 

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