Yates Liquid Soil Acidifier
Yates Soil Acidifier Liquid Sulfur is an easy-to-use liquid formulation that can be used to lower the pH of the soil helping the soil become more acidic. Acidic soil is necessary for growing acid-loving plants including azaleas, camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and blueberries. It is a concentrated formulation that can be diluted and applied without the dust and the mess associated with traditional granular products. You can also check our other gardening products.
Sulphur (S) as elemental sulphur 50% w/v
Direction for use:
- Shake well before use.
- This product is a sulphur suspension. Ensure that product is soaked well into the soil during application.
Reducing soil pH (making the soil more acidic, can also alleviate lime induced chlorosis
Sandy – Mix 25-50ml in 2L water Loam – Mix 50-80ml in 2L water Clay – Mix 80-120ml in 2L water
Frequency – Every 4 weeks until required soil pH is achieved
Timing – Apply as necessary
Area – 2L / 2m2: apply to moist soil around the plant
Notes: check the soil pH before and during treatment. Allow at least 4 weeks for the soil pH to reach equilibrium before testing the pH during treatment.
Typical soil pH ranges are:
Very acidic soil pH = below 5.5
Acidic soil pH = below 7
Neutral soil pH = 7