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shobhit
Jun 6, 2016 7:53 PM CST
Does thuja occidentalis give 24 hours oxygen.
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DaisyI
Jun 6, 2016 8:21 PM CST
Hmmm... Not sure I understand the question. All plants give off oxygen as part of the process of photosynthesis. So I guess the answer is 'NO' as they don't photosynthesize at night. In fact, plants use oxygen at night. Luckily, they produce more during the day than they use at night.

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RickCorey
Jun 7, 2016 5:01 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, shobhit!

I agree with Daisy. For a plant to produce oxygen at night, you would have to shine a bright light on it. And not all plants would be happy with 24-hour sun.

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