pH Ranges Preferred by Fruit

Fruit also prefer to grow inĀ  soil which has a certain pH.

As mentioned in previous posts, all plants have a preferred pH range; that is, every plant must be planted in soil that has the amount of acidity or alkalinity it prefers. Only then can it absorb all the needed nourishment from the soil.

In this table you are given the preferred pH range for various fruit.

pH Ranges for Fruit

NamepH Ranges
Apple

Apricot

Avocado

Banana

Blackberry

Cherry

Cranberry

Current: Black

Red

White

Damson

Gooseberry

Grapevine

Grapefruit

Hazelnut

Hop

Lemon

Lychee

Mango

Melon

Mulberry

Nectarine

Peach

Pear

Pineapple

Plum

Pomegranate

Quince

Raspberry

Rhubarb

Strawberry

Watermelon

5.0 – 6.5

6.0 – 7.0

6.0 – 7.5

5.0 – 7.0

5.0 – 6.0

6.0 – 7.5

5.5 – 6.5

6.0 – 8.0

5.5 – 7.0

6.0 – 8.0

6.0 – 7.5

5.0 – 6.5

6.0 – 7.0

6.0 – 7.5

6.0 – 7.0

6.0 – 7.5

6.0 – 7.0

6.0 – 7.0

5.0 – 6.0

5.5 – 6.5

6.0 – 7.5

6.0 – 7.5

6.0 – 7.5

6.0 – 7.5

5.0 – 6.0

6.0 – 7.5

5.5 – 6.5

6.0 – 7.5

5.0 – 6.5

5.5 – 7.0

5.0 – 7.5

5.5 – 6.5

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One Response to “pH Ranges Preferred by Fruit

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    theinbetweenersonline
    April 23rd, 2010 18:44

    Not too sure how I found this blog but glad I did find it. Think I was looking for something else on bing . Dont think I agree 100% with what you say, but have bookmarked and will pop back to read to see if you add any more posts. Keep up the good work

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