I'm looking for a refererence book on ideal Ph levels for plants - Knowledgebase Question

Neenah, Wi
Question by jameslbojo
July 27, 2006
I am interested in any reference material on Ph and what plants
do best on what level of Ph.
We developed a machine that can control the Ph from 2.5 to 12 ph,
but we need to know which plants thrive on what level of Ph.

Thanks! Jim Bojarski


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Answer from NGA
July 27, 2006

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The following explains how pH affects plants and explains why many plants will actually tolerate quite a wide range of pH and list preferences for selected plants.

http://pss.uvm.edu/ppp/pubs/oh...
http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/ho...
http://www.extension.umn.edu/d...

The following charts show sensitivities and ideal pH for a very wide variety of plants, grouped by general category such as trees,greenhouse plants, etc.

http://web.ukonline.co.uk/fred...
http://web.ukonline.co.uk/fred...
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http://web.ukonline.co.uk/fred...

Your local county extension should also be able to assist you if you need more detailed information. Good luck with your project!

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