Lime and feeding fruit trees

Asked December 27, 2013, 8:20 PM EST

Hi, I will be feeding my 2-4 apple, pear, cherry and peach trees this coming spring and will I need to add lime? I live in Alsea.

Benton County Oregon fruit trees lime horticulture

1 Response

Before you add anything to the soil you should have a soil analysis done. You shouldn't add something that is not needed. Lime is applied to increase the pH and is typically applied in the fall months. This gives it time to be absorbed into the soil.