Plant Acidity

acidity

Some plants prefer acidic soil, others prefer alkaline soil, and some like it neither too acidic or alkaline. If you want your plants to thrive knowing what acidity level your plants prefer is a good start. Below is a list of websites that would help you to know more about plant acidity.

These two sites will give you the basics on soil acidity, ways to correct them and a list of different plants and their preferred acidity levels

This site will give you a list of 25 fruits and vegetables that love acidic soil

Here’s a list of a some common herbs and their preferred acidity levels

  • Fennel 5.0 – 6.0
  • Basil 5.5 – 6.5
  • Chives 6.0 – 7.0
  • Marjoram 6.0 – 8.0
  • Mint 7.0 – 8.0
  • Parsley 5.0 – 7.0
  • Peppermint 6.0 – 7.5
  • Rosemary 5.0 – 6.0
  • Sage 5.5 – 6.5
  • Spearmint 5.5 – 7.5
  • Stevia 6.7 – 7.2
  • Thyme 5.5 – 7.0

 

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