Wood ash

Asked March 19, 2016, 6:20 PM EDT

I put wood ash on my blueberries, what can I do to counteract that?

Worcester County Maryland

1 Response

Wood ash is about half as alkaline as lime, not recommend for acid loving plants like blueberries. Use an acid forming fertilizer like ammonium nitrate or ammonium sulfate at this time of year to fertilizer your blueberries. A soil test will tell you the exact pH of your soil.