[NAFEX] pH question
kurts2 at gmail.com
Fri May 4 02:39:36 EDT 2007
I don't know a lot on the topic and I don't know what pH southern soil
normally is. But my statement only address the fact that what comes into the
tree is the same as what eventually falls off.
> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Thu, 3 May 2007 07:42:38 -0500
> From: "Donna &/or Kieran" <holycow at cookeville.com>
> "The leaves and needles will be the pH of the soil that the
> roots are in. Hence some will be acidic and some will be basic."
> What? Is this true? Because in the south, where you see
> pine trees you can
> pretty well guess the soil is acid. In fact, in The South, I
> think if you
> see a forest, it's on acid soil. The only places where the
> soil isn't
> acidic is where humans have hauled in ground lime. Or river
> and creek
> bottoms, where gravelly stuff has washed and settled.
> Upland, it's all acidic. Donna
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