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#305238 - 07/19/07 09:57 AM ???????????
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Per acre how much lime would be neede to bring my level from 8 down to 6?
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#305267 - 07/19/07 10:12 AM Re: ??????????? [Re: Winchester]
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Ok I'm confused - I thought lime was to bring the PH UP ?????

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#305280 - 07/19/07 10:18 AM Re: ??????????? [Re: Winchester]
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
Per acre how much lime would be neede to bring my level from 8 down to 6?


Lime doesn't lower pH, it raises it. Adding an acifier would lower it (a substance that increases acidity).
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#305287 - 07/19/07 10:27 AM Re: ??????????? [Re: BSK]
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My bad typed it bassackwards to go from 6 to 8.
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#305380 - 07/19/07 11:49 AM Re: ??????????? [Re: Winchester]
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Depends on the type of soil. But why do you want to go to 8? Most plants do best at around 6.5 to 7.0.
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#305439 - 07/19/07 12:18 PM Re: ??????????? [Re: BSK]
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You could not put enought lime on the ground to raise your Ph to an 8. I believe the highest Ph CaOH (lime) can be is around 7.2
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#305489 - 07/19/07 12:54 PM Re: ??????????? [Re: David J]
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10-4, asking this for a friend and it appears his wires are crossed somewhere, I havent actually saw the soil sample results myself.
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#305706 - 07/19/07 04:24 PM Re: ??????????? [Re: Winchester]
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Where does one buy the PHY GAIN concentrate?

Coverage?

Price?

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