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Acid Soil
Acid soil has a pH below 7 but most plants prefer below 6.
Most plants will grow in acid soil so long as it is not too acidic.
Lime can be added to soil that is too acidic to raise the pH to a suitable level.
Peaty soils tend to be acidic and this is true of much of Scotland.

Plants for Peaty/acid soils:
Calluna Camellia Corylopsis Cryptomeria
Desfontainia Enkianthus Fothergilla Gaultheria
Halesia Hamamelis Kalmia Larch
Leucothoe Pieris Pine Rhododendron
Sarcococca Skimmia Staphylea  
This is not an exhaustive list, simply a few examples.

Click on the links below for more detailed information on problem soils
and for lists of plants to grow in them


Top Soil
Screened to remove stones
Sterilized to kill weeds
£3.49 per bag