Spruce Trees

Dirt Under Pine Trees


Anonymous added on April 3, 2011 | Answered

We had a blue spruce removed. It was a very old and diseased tree. Many plants we put there have died. A dogwood and crape myrtle both died.  A rose and ornamental grass lived, and the lilac bush is doing well. Any ideas on other plants that would grow good there? Did the pine cause the soil to be acidic?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 3, 2011

I would have the soil tested. Pine trees can make the soil acidic, but more likely there is a disease (which killed the blue spruce) that is lingering in the soil that affects trees.

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Spruce Trees

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.