Succulent Plants
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What is the best pH for my soil when planting succulents.

Zone 94561 | Rolland Bradshaw added on October 1, 2019 | Answered

I try to keep my water pH below 6.0

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BushDoctor
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Answered on October 2, 2019

That would be considered decently acidic water. I'm afraid that may not be a very good source of water for most succulents. They will prefer a soil pH of 6.5 to 7.5, with around 6.8-7.0 being best.

You may think about bringing the pH of your water up a bit, or since you keep the water acidic, you may have to stop adding what you are adding to do so.

This article will help you with general succulent care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/cacti-succulents/scgen/care-for-potted-succulent-plants.htm

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