Plants for Taiwan Greywater Systems

Subject: Plants for greywater systems
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2000
From: Art Ludwig <Oasis Design>
To: pm <claybones©>

[PM writes regarding what plants to use for greywater. The location is in the
mountains of Taiwan, elevation 500 meters, with subtropical rainfall.]
> I would like to know if anyone has a list of plants that function well in a
> greywater system, in order to ensure the take up of all potential pollutants,
> or at least plants that are able to survive in such muck (of which my system
> has plenty). Currently I have found that taro is holding up well (though I
> wouldn't eat it).

Bananas are the classic greywater plant for your environment. There are other
plants listed in Oasis greywater-book and more on plants, et rates,
and irrigation levels as well.
Good luck!

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