acid-loving


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Antonyms for acid-loving

thriving in a relatively acidic environment (especially of plants requiring a pH well below 7)

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Some dwarf, denser shrubs, like Rhododendron impeditum, are also very useful when planted with other acid-loving shrubs like Gaultheria and Vaccinium, all especially good beside a garden pool, as is the ground-hugging rose 'Grouse' which spreads extensively.
Give acid-loving garden shrubs such as azaleas, pieris and rhododendrons a liquid feed with a fertiliser formulated especially for them.
Wait until azaleas, camellias, and rhododendrons have finished blooming before feeding them; then use a formula labeled for acid-loving plants.
FEED acid-loving plants such as camellias and rhododendrons with iron sequestrene tonic or ericaceous Miracid plant food.
ACID-LOVING AZALEAS camellias and rhododendrons also need a mulch so their soil doesn't dry out during autumn.
Soil conditions can also affect foliage--most evergreens are acid-loving and may react poorly if the soil is too basic.
Blend used grounds (no more than 25 percent) with the soil of acid-loving plants such as rhododendrons, azaleas, hydrangeas, camellias and magnolias and watch them flourish.
GIVE all acid-loving shrubs like rhododendrons and azaleas a feed with a fertiliser especially formed for them, such as iron sequestrene, to stop leaves turning yellow.
It is a good idea to prepare the new site and incorporate peat for these two acid-loving plants.
I take aged manure from the barn, lay it in rows in the garden, stack a good layer of leaves over that (oak for acid-loving plants), and lay flat rocks from my mountain stream on top.
Louis County, Missouri, is known worldwide for its plant care line, which includes Schultz All Purpose Liquid Plant Food Plus, famous for the "7 Drops" formula, as well as a wide range of specialty formulas for African violets, roses, orchids, tomatoes, acid-loving plants, and lawns.
I would also recommend regular feeding with a fertiliser for acid-loving plants such as a rhododendron or azalea feed.
Feed with a liquid fertiliser for acid-loving plants every couple of weeks during the growing season and give them a helping of seaweed extract from time to time to promote healthy growth.
If the leaves of acid-loving plants, such as azaleas or camellias, have gone yellow, water them with a fertiliser formulated specifically for acid-lovers.
Acid-loving plants such as these react badly, however, to a mulch of spent mushroom compost, which contains lime.