Eggshell Tea

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How do I give my plants calcium?

Eggshell Tea

To feed your plants calcium, put several eggshells in a jar filled with water. Let the mixture stand for a few days. Use this solution to water your plants. The eggshells are an excellent source of calcium. You can also use the left over water from boiling eggs to water your plants.



4/25/2009 11:48:33 PM
gwen said:

good idea...about to try it

6/1/2009 6:43:12 PM
Kathy said:

My mother and her mother used this eggshell tea for watering house plants. But how do I know if the plant needs calcium?


Hi Kathy,

All plants can use a bit of calcium. Plants lacking calcium may have stunted growth, leaf margin necrosis on young leaves, leaf curling, and eventually terminal bud and root tip death.


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