Suitable pH Ranges for Various Crops (CaCl2)

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CROPS & GRASSES

Barley 5.5-7.5

Bermuda Grass 6.0-7.5

Blue Grass 6.0-7.5

Clovers 5.0-7.5

Cotton 5.0-7.0

Cowpeas 5.5-7.0

Fescue 5.0-7.0

Flax 5.0-7.0

Lucerne 5.5-7.5

Lupins 5.0-7.0

Maize 5.0-7.0

Meadow Foxtail 5.5-7.5

Millet 5.0-7.5

Oats 5.0-7.0

Orchard Grass 5.5-7.5

Phalaris 5.0-7.5

Rape 5.5-7.5

Rice 5.0-7.0

Rye 5.0-7.5

Rye Grass 5.0-7.5

Serradella 5.0-7.5

Sorghum 5.0-7.5

Soya Bean 5.0-7.0

Sugar Cane 5.0-7.5

Sunflower 5.0-7.5

Tobacco 5.0-7.0

Vetches 5.0-7.0

Wheat 5.0-7.5

VEGETABLES

Artichoke 6.5-7.5

Asparagus 6.0-7.5

Bean 5.5-7.5

Beetroot 6.5-7.5

Broccoli 6.5-7.5

Brussels Sprouts 6.0-7.5

Cabbage 6.5-7.5

Carrot 6.5-7.5

Cauliflower 6.0-7.5

Celery 6.0-7.5

Chive 6.0-7.0

Cucumber 5.5-7.0

Endive 5.5-6.5

Garlic 5.5-8.0

Horseradish 6.0-7.0

Leek 6.5-7.5

Lettuce 6.5-7.5

Mushrooms 6.0-7.0

Onion 6.0-7.5

Parsley 6.0-7.0

Parsnip 6.0-7.0

Peas 6.0-7.0

Potato 4.5-6.5

Pumpkin 5.0-7.0

Radish 6.0-7.0

Sage 6.0-7.0

Shallot 5.0-6.5

Spinach 6.5-7.5

Squash 5.0-6.0

Swede 5.0-7.0

Sweetcorn 5.0-6.5

Tomato 5.0-6.5

Turnip 5.0-6.5

FRUIT

Almond 6.5-7.5

Apple 5.0-6.5

Apricot 5.5-7.0

Avocado 4.5-6.0

Banana 5.5-7.0

Rockmelon 5.5-7.0

Cherry 6.5-7.5

Citrus 5.5-7.0

Fig 6.0-7.0

Kiwifruit 6.0-7.0

Grape 5.5-7.0

Macadamia 5.0-6.5

Mango 5.5-7.0

Melon 6.0-7.5

Nectarine 5.0-6.5

Passion Fruit 6.0-7.5

Peach 6.0-7.0

Pear 6.0-7.0

Pineapple 4.5-6.0

Plum 6.5-7.5

Raspberry 5.5-6.5

Rhubarb 5.5-6.5

Strawberry 5.5-6.5

Walnut 5.5-7.5

Watermelon 5.5-6.5

Bowling greens and golf courses 6.0-7.0
The above soil pH values indicate the ideal pH for various crops under most

conditions. It does not imply that a crop will not grow outside the indicated pH

ranges. Aglime applications should be made early to ensure maximum effectiveness

and the greatest benefit.

June 13th, 2012|