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Soil PH

Discussion in 'General Gardening Discussion' started by Gardening Newbie, May 31, 2005.

  1. Gardening Newbie

    Gardening Newbie Gardener

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    We had two tons of topsoil delivered to us on friday to make up a largish raised bed in the front garden, we PH tested it & it was 7.00 neutral, does this mean we can plant all kinds of plants or not? we would like to grow pireris (Forest Flame) which says on the label it needs acidic soil?
    Helen
     
  2. SteveW

    SteveW Gardener

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    Hi Helen

    I have a Pieris growing in neutral soil...I just give it a drink of sequestered iron tonic now and again while treating the Magnolia and Acers....its thriving [​IMG]
     
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