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strawberrys grown in aluminum garbage can #323664 - Ask Extension


strawberrys grown in aluminum garbage can #323664

Asked May 21, 2016, 1:37 PM EDT

I was thinking of drilling large holes in an aluminum garbage can and using it to grow strawberrys. Will the strawberry absorb the aluminum?

Mahoning County Ohio

Expert Response

You should not have a problem but the heat from the aluminum garbage can could cause plants to die; therefore , I would probably stay away from planting strawberry plants in those containers.
Joey Knight Replied May 23, 2016, 9:41 AM EDT

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Eric Barrett Replied March 24, 2017, 12:56 PM EDT

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