Can magnolias be planted in alkaline soil?
I have a magnolia stellata in a pot which I believe needs ericaceous compost. Can I plant it into my alkaline soil?
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It will tolerate, only, slightly alkaline soil. To be safe, I would have it tested, and adjust the pH, accordingly.
These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/testing-soil.htm