Lavender Plants
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What plants need lime added?

Zone 90039 | vivianflynn added on February 16, 2019 | Answered

Lavender likes lime? Which other flowering plants do also?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 16, 2019

If you are using simple Dolomitic lime, then most plants, unless they are specifically acid loving (and even then, sparing amounts won't hurt) can benefit from it. Hydrated lime can be a bit rough on some plants, so you will need to be much more careful with this.

Here is a list of plants that highly benefit from the alkaline conditions that lime has: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/plants-for-alkaline-soil.htm

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