Gardening Jargon – Phytoremediation

It is the process of using plants to remove toxins from the soil.  Other way to say – It is an excellent, natural, low-cost way to detoxify soil.

Plants used for Phytoremediation

list of phytoremediation plant

Row 1 : Sunflower – Indian Mustard
Row 2 : Poplar tree – Ornamental Kale / Cabbage


  • Creeping Zinnia
  • Sorghastrum nutans
  • Water hyacinth

It’s an emerging science and would be very interested if you can share your experience or know any place where these practices are followed.

Happy Gardening !