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Garden Lime

by Espoma
$3.99
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Espoma Organic Garden Lime is the finest grade of pelletized, dolomitic limestone available. Raises soil pH so that plants get the most from nutrients present. Spreads easily, reacts quickly and does not pose the hazards associated with hydrated lime.
All natural plant supplement formulated to raise pH in soils
  • Turns hydrangeas pink.
  • Adjusts the pH of excessively acidic soils.
  • Pelletized for easy application.
  • Much safer than hydrated lime.

Available in 6.75 lb. size

1 lb. equals 1-1/3 cups

HOW TO USE

In the absence of a soil test, mix 2 ½ to 5 lbs. per 100 sq. ft. (2-4 tbsps. per plant) into the soil. Water thoroughly. Or, use the guidelines below to achieve a pH of 6.5:

 

Current pH

Per 100 sq. ft.

Per 100 sq. ft.

6.0

3 ½ lbs.

5 cups

5.5

7 ½ lbs.

10 cups

5.0

11 lbs.

15 cups

4.5

15 lbs.

20 cups

WHEN TO USE

Early Spring and Fall

WHERE TO USE

Hydrangeas, and soil that requires higher pH

BENEFITS

Turns Hydrangeas pink and raises pH naturally and safely