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How effective is boiling water at sterilizing pot soil?

Your question led me to do a little research into my own approach (using a diluted hydrogen peroxide solution). I hoped to find research-backed information from university extension programs, and did ...
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How effective is boiling water at sterilizing pot soil?

I have nothing to compare it against, but have sterilized soil and pots using hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) several times and haven't had issues using the soil after. Generally you dilute about 1/2 cup to ...
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How effective is boiling water at sterilizing pot soil?

If you intend to re-use a pot in which a plant had disease issues, tossing the potting soil and sterilizing the pot itself is the better option. Most authorities recommend sterilizing it with a bleach ...
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How effective is boiling water at sterilizing pot soil?

Boiling water added to a pot will at best possibly pasteurize the soil somewhat. It will be uneven and not terribly dependable as a result. Boiling water added to a pot with a plant in it will ...
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