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Q.Agricultural Gypsum Applied to soil around trees and watered

Zone Chula Vista CA 91914 | halljk2 added on April 28, 2018 | Answered

The gypsum pellets that I applied to the soil around my fruit and palm trees after watering has turned black. Is this normal if not do I water more or?

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Answered on April 30, 2018

Sometimes it can oxidize, but I would only water as needed, when the soil is dry down to about 2 inches it will be time to water. This will prevent infection and keep it healthy.

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