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Q.Ph of garden soil

Zone Blue grass, iowa | krncummins added on April 27, 2019 | Answered

The Ph of my garden soil is 7-7.5. I would like to lower the Ph. What do I use?

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Answered on April 27, 2019

There are several things that you can do here. I recommend either superphosphoric acid, or citric acid in small amounts until you get where you want to be.

You could also apply sulfur to acidify the soil. I prefer wettable sulfur, since it is fast acting.

This article will give you more information on the subject: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/raise-acid-level-soil.htm

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