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Re: If not lime, then what to lower PH

Hello Scott,
What type of iris did you receive?  Most bearded iris don't like really
acidic soil.  More towards neutral to slightly alkaline.
Mike Sutton
Sutton's Iris Gardens
Porterville, CA USA
USDA zone 8 - raining today, highly unusual for our summers.

----- Original Message -----
From: Scott Hertzberg <hertzl48@yahoo.com>
To: <iris-talk@egroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2000 7:06 AM
Subject: [iris-talk] If not lime, then what to lower PH

> I just recieved a bunch of Irises as a present. I was told they like
> acidic soil but that I should not use lime to lower the PH. What then
> should I use and how low should I try to make it (between 6 and 7 or
> lower).
> Thanks,
> Scott

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