Ferrous sulfate question

Harold Lindaberry harlind at epix.net
Sun Apr 16 13:46:01 EST 2000



Oz wrote:

> In article <38F9BE14.CB250BB6 at epix.net>, Harold Lindaberry
> <harlind at epix.net> writes
>
> >Er, in rechecking mineral soils fine - but organic soils iron availability drops
> >off in highly acid soils too - I thought I remembered about using chelated iron
> >on azaleas, rhododendrons etc.
>
> Sounds more like a naturally Fe-deficient soil with ideal conditions for
> leaching. Ie it's deficient, yes, but not due lockup.

Whatever - just going by the pH chart on mineral availability and I was interested to
note the differences between organic and mineral soils I was surprised to see in some
cases quite a difference,

Harold

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> Oz





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