Homemade fungicide killed plants?

VeggieKillerJune 13, 2012

I looked up a recipe for a safe fungicide and insecticide. I found a recipe for a spray that claimed to be safe to use on vegetable plants(excluding tomato).


I used the second recipe on all of my plants except tomato. i sprayed during the early evening and it rained about 4 hours later. It continued to rain until i got home from work the next day. All of my plants have turned black or very dark and saturated. They look the way weeds do a day after spraying weed killer on them. Are my plants going to die? What can i do?

any info or advice would be appreciated.

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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

You put ammonia on your plants?

    Bookmark   June 14, 2012 at 12:02PM
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albert_135(Sunset 2 or 3)

Natural Garden Spray Recipes, does read as if the ammonia is getting near the dangerous concentration. Other than that, I've no conjecture.

I don't remember farmers ever putting ammonia on the leaves and stems of growing plants, but I have been away for a long time.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2012 at 1:29PM
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One year I sprayed a very weak solution of 1 part ammonia to 100 parts water on my tomatoes. Said to keep some bugs off them.

No harm done, but maybe no benefit either.

    Bookmark   October 11, 2012 at 4:09PM
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