Soaking ginger and tumeric in baking soda or Neem?

prachi(6b (NJ))January 10, 2014

I "brought" some ginger and turmeric from overseas today .. .I will get them into pots quickly (they transplant them outside when the weather gets warmer). But before that I wanted to soak them a bit to get rid of any potential "critters" I may have brought over. (although any critters are probably suffocating in the three layers of plastic I wrapped them in.

Any opinions on what to soak them in or how long.. I am thinking neem oil for about 30 min to an hour?

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It is usually done with dilute household bleach, to kill bacteria and fungi primarily but also animal pests I suppose. Look up dilution and timing instructions by googling > disinfecting cuttings

    Bookmark   January 15, 2014 at 6:18PM
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