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planting fushia under a bay tree

Posted by lelerachel 8 -9 pacific NW (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 17, 05 at 11:30

does any one know if a fushia can thrive being planted under a bay tree? I was wondering if it would do ok with the Acidic soil if I dug a large hole and replaced it with good potting soil.


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RE: planting fushia under a bay tree

Hi

I was waiting to see if anyone got back to you with an answer, I dont want to hog this place, but it seems not.

The ideal pH for fuchsias is 5.8 (Moderately acid: 5.66.0) and in my area of the UK we have no problem with this. It may be that where you intend growing the plants may be a little too acid but until you really know what the pH of the area is it may be a suck it and see situation.

I have include a link below if you want to know a little more about pH.

I hope this help

Tight....

Here is a link that might be useful: Info on pH


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