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By Nana56

can you add Epsom salt to strawberries



I prefer to sprinkle a bit of sugar over them:)......all kidding aside my answer would be yes. I can’t give you the proper ratio of epsonsalt to water ratio but I am quite sure that other GOY members will be able to give you an answer to that. i wish you many happy days in your garden!

30 May, 2018


Why do you feel the need to add Epsom Salts to your strawberries? Is it because the leaves are turning yellow? I would sprinkle a very little around the plants and water it in.

30 May, 2018


welcome to GoY. I agree with the above. it depends on why you think you need to add anything to them. :o)

30 May, 2018


I suggest diluting the ES instead of adding it straight on. It can burn the plant, especially small seedlings - like my tomatoes. 2 table spoons to a gallon, then water it in.

Some people say the ES deters slugs & pests. I can't say whether it does, but it's worth a try.

30 May, 2018

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