hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: [Aroid-l] Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Subject: Re: [Aroid-l] Hydrogen Peroxide
  • From: Steve Marak <samarak@gizmoworks.com>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 11:00:34 -0600 (CST)

On Thu, 1 Feb 2007 ronmchatton@aol.com wrote:

>  This is a common use for peroxide in many, many potted plant crops.  In its
>  most expensive form its marketed under the trade name Zerotol but its simply
>  35% hydrogen peroxide with some proprietary stabilizing agents.  It works if
>  you keep up with it as there is no residual activity.
> Ron McHatton
> Zone 9B, Central Florida

35% !? Wow. I assume it is diluted before use? 

At that concentration (the disinfectant/bleach solutions in stores 
are typically about 3%, I think) hydrogen peroxide is a very strong oxidizer 
which can damage skin, clothing, etc., and especially eyes. 

-- Steve Marak
-- samarak@gizmoworks.com
Aroid-l mailing list

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement