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Apr 20, 2018 8:35 PM CST
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Hi. I have a plant that is growing mold ? I changed the soil a few different times and washed thr roots. Still mold comes back. Now i have a a new addition to mz plants ans thats soil is growing mold too. I dont water too often. I dont know what the problem is. Help?
Apr 20, 2018 8:38 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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If it's not an issue with the soil staying too wet, it may be the soil itself ... you may have purchased a bad bag of soil that contained mold spores.
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Apr 20, 2018 9:18 PM CST
Name: Christine
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Does the plant get sun and good air flow?
Apr 20, 2018 9:49 PM CST
Name: Yardenman
Maryland (Zone 7a)
I would spread the moldy soil raked on the lawn and let sunlight and microbes cure the problem. Nature knows how to deal with that kind of problem.
Apr 21, 2018 8:15 AM CST
Name: Will Creed
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To make sure you aren't using contaminated potting mix, mix together 4 parts of plain peat moss and one part of Perlite and use that as your potting mix.

It would help if you posted a photo so we could see what kind of plant you have and how it is potted.
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