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What would mushroom compost be used for? Is it specific for certain plants?

Zone Shelton, Washington | victoria lauber added on August 5, 2018 | Answered

I was told not to use it for my raspberries. Is this true?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on August 6, 2018

Unless you know that the soil is extremely acidic, then you will NOT want to use this for raspberries. This will bring the soil pH up to unsafe levels, as there is quite a bit of chalk in mushroom compost.

This will be used for plants with a much higher pH requirement.

This article will help you with the care of raspberries: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/raspberry/care-of-raspberry-plants.htm

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