Soil pH for Bleeding Hearts - Knowledgebase Question

Lafollette, TN
Question by cindy259
March 23, 2000
Do bleeding hearts need acidic or alkaline soil?


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Answer from NGA
March 23, 2000

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Bleeding Hearts (Dicentra) grow best in moist, humus-rich soil which is slightly acidic (pH 6.0-6.5), but will grow in soil that is slightly more acidic or alkaline. They prefer part-shade and will self-sow if not mulched too heavily.

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