Wheatgrass and Mold. E-mail: harleymatsil yahoo. I would like to respond to the first e-mail from the outdoor wheatgrass grower, Evergreen from Canada. I will address the following: a varieties of mold on wheatgrass and their health implications and b the defense of indoor-grown wheatgrass vs. In short, the mold grown on wheatgrass is nearly impossible to completely avoid, and it is not the cause of any adverse effects. There are a few varieties of mold which commonly grow on wheatgrass and are very difficult to avoid. Almost every wheat seed that gets planted produces a small amount of a "blue fuzz" mold.
Mold Removal and How to Kill Mold
How to Kill Black Mold : 7 Natural Ways to Remove Mold
The Mold Remediation page gives a step by step guide to remediating large mold problems. It covers protective equipment, spore containment, killing the mold, preventing the mold's return, mold disposal and final clean up. Mold Removal with Bleach Bleach can kill virtually every species of indoor mold that it comes into contact with, along with its spores, leaving a surface sanitized and resistant to future mold growth. Unfortunately, however, using bleach is only effective if the mold is growing on non-porous materials such as tiles, bathtubs, glass and countertops. Bleach cannot penetrate into porous materials and so it does not come into contact with mold growing beneath the surface of materials such as wood and drywall. Using bleach on these materials will kill the mold above the surface but the roots within the material will remain and the mold will soon return.
How to Get Rid of the Mold Growing in My Seedling Flat
What is Mold? Molds are fungi. Molds grow throughout the natural and built environment.
Mold in a seedling flat probably isn't harming the seedlings, but it's a sign that the growing conditions aren't quite right. White or brownish molds that appear on potting media are saprophytic fungi, which live on organic matter. These molds don't attack the living tissue of seedlings, but they can make it difficult for seeds to germinate. You can sometimes remove the mold by agitating the surface of the potting soil. Mold in a seedling flat is a sign that the potting soil is too wet.