Ask a Question forum: Use of Epsom Salt for planting

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Name: Teresa
(Zone 6b)
May 3, 2016 4:32 PM CST

I read an article here about using Epsom Salt for seedlings and soil, however, I didn't see the ratios which were used to dilute the Salt/Water. Does anyone know what the ratio is?

Name: Dave Whitinger
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May 3, 2016 5:24 PM CST Admin

This was mentioned in our "Search Q&A" area. This link might help you:

An all-purpose dilution rate is one Tablespoon of epsom salts to a gallon of water; this can be used as a foliar spray or as a soil drench.

Also this article by Charlie Nardozzi:

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