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What dissolves plant matter? Answered

Hi, Thanks for stopping by. I do a lot of demo's for my family's kids to show how stuff works - it seems to work as they remember a lot, and they ask for more. I want to show how tough plant life is, and I have a range of acids to show how plants do not dissolve easily (to do with the cellulose) - does anyone know what would dissolve plant matter, please? Many thanks.



Very late answer, but a you could make a Piranha solution by mixing sulfiric acid and hydrogen peroxide. Might want to check out the wikipedia page to learn more about it and see how to safely dispose of it.

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