Using hydrogen peroxide in the garden to protect plants from diseases and pests

Hydrogen peroxide is used not only as an antiseptic, but also to protect garden crops.

You can use hydrogen peroxide for:

Disinfection of tomato and sweet pepper seed material

Put the seeds of peppers and tomatoes in fabric bags, dip them in a 10% hydrogen peroxide solution and leave them for 15-20 minutes. Next, wash the seeds with clean water and spread them in the air to dry slightly.

Peroxide will kill all harmful microorganisms, fungi and bacteria.

Plant and seed growth stimulation

Treat pepper and tomato seedlings with hydrogen peroxide, they will grow healthy and strong. Dilute 1 tablespoon in 500 ml of clean water. l. hydrogen peroxide, put bags with seeds in the solution and leave for 8-10 hours. Next, dry until it is free-flowing.

Plant protection against Plant protection against phytophthora

In an enameled or plastic bucket of water, dilute 8 tbsp. l. hydrogen peroxide and add 10 drops of iodine. Spray tomato bushes with this solution to prevent late blight.

Feeding plants

Hydrogen peroxide is used as a fertilizer. It can be used both for seedlings and for already grown plants.

Protection against root rot and black leg

Often, due to non-compliance with the conditions for growing seedlings, such as: excessive watering, coolness, drafts, plants can be damaged by black leg or root rot. To prevent this and preserve the life of plants, it is necessary to treat them with a solution of hydrogen peroxide.

Dissolve 1 tbsp in 1 liter of water. l of hydrogen peroxide, pour this solution over all the seedlings. But if you notice sick specimens among it, then take the following actions: remove the plant together with a lump of earth and lower it into this solution, the soil will settle to the bottom, and the roots will be exposed. Then plant this seedling in new, disinfected soil. After a week, water the transplanted plants with this solution.