Poisoned San Pedro

Discussion in 'Peyote & San Pedro' started by nostawk, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. nostawk

    nostawk Silver Member

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    I recently purchased my first pachanoi from a reputable vendor and after planting it I covered the soil surface with a nice layer of gravel from the alley behind my house. Well, I later came to find out that they spray the allies every so often with some sort of chemical to stop plants from growing so much. So, I was hoping to eventually get to know my cactus a little better but now I'm not sure how safe it is and I'm also worried that this will slow its growth?

    So, I was just wanting you alls opinions on what to do.
     
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    Alfa Productive Insomniac Staff Member Administrator

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    Importation laws demand cactus cuttings to be sprayed with anti-bacterial stuff. This should however be washed off easely.
     
  3. nostawk

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    Im not worried about what they spray on it before shipping but the stuff they spray in the allies. anyway I found that they only spray in the spring since its so dry nothing grows much summer through winter. lol