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Increase pH Levels
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Were your pH levels what you expected?

Are the levels lower than what was expected?

Need to make some adjustments?

Below is a chart to help your make the necessary applications to help your soil get the right balance in the form of sand, Loam or Clay.


If hydrated Lime is preferred, use three-fourths (3/4) the above amounts.
The amount of Ground Limestone required is per 1,000 square feet.


  Sand Loam Clay
Test Results to 6.0 to 6.5 to 6.0 to 6.5 to 6.0 to 6.5
4.8 60 85 100 140 140 200
4.9 55 80 95 130 125 185
5.0 50 75 85 125 115 175
5.1 45 70 80 115 100 160
5.2 40 65 70 110 90 150
5.3 35 60 65 100 75 135
5.4 30 55 55 95 65 125
5.5 25 50 50 85 55 110
5.6 20 45 40 80 45 100
5.7 15 40 30 70 35 90
5.8 10 35 20 65 25 80
5.9 5 30 10 55 15 70
6.0   25   50   60
6.1   20   40   50
6.2   15   35   40
6.3   10   25   30
6.4   5   15   20

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