How to get rid of mold in houseplant soil:
- Repot the plant in sterile potting soil.
- Dry out your potting soil in direct sunlight.
- Remove mold from the plant and spray with a fungicide.
- Add a natural anti-fungal to your houseplant soil.
- Repot new plants immediately into sterile soil.
People also ask, is white mold bad for plants?
A white mold growing over the surface of houseplant potting soil is usually a harmless saprophytic fungus. Although the fungus doesn’t damage the plant, it is unsightly and indicates that there is a problem.
Then, how do you get rid of mold on potted plants?
Kill off mold spores by soaking the pot in a solution of nine parts water and one-part bleach. Once the container has bathed for ten minutes in the sterile solution, rinse out the pot with water and dishwashing liquid. Dry the pot completely prior to filling it with soil.
Why do my plants keep getting mold?
Mold commonly develops on indoor plants due to adequate sunlight, over-watering, poor ventilation, or your plant’s pot or container has inadequate drainage. Mold is often treatable in houseplants by removing the offending soil or cutting the affected plant parts off.
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