I have found big worms in the potted soil of my plants? are these bad?

The potting soil utilized by us has the potential to harbor centipedes, which are beneficial for soil health. Despite their intimidating appearance, these creatures pose no threat to your plants and instead contribute to soil aeration and insect control. However, there is a possibility of mild bites from them.

Although we take measures to prevent the occurrence of centipedes, natural processes may still lead to their presence. In such instances, you can carefully remove them from the soil and dispose of them without any harm.

Centipedes are beneficial for soil health.

Updated on: 05/12/2023

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