Soil Tests

Useful Parameters

  • 1 pint dry fertilizer is about 1 pound
  • 1.0 Ton limestone per acre is approximately equivalent to 50 pounds per 1,000 sq. ft.

July 2017 – Old Barn Site for a Citrus Grove

20170726 soil report-Citrus grove

 

November 2017 – Flower Bed along fence including recommendations for St. Augustine Grass

20171124 Soil Test beds along road

Home orchards – From Auburn rest report – Apply nitrogen for individual plants as follows:

  1. Peaches, plums, pecans: Apply 0.16 pounds N (1/2 pound 34-0-0 or equivalent) per plant per year of age up to a maximum of 1.0 pound N per tree for peaches, 0.8 pounds N per tree for plums, and 10 pounds N per tree for pecans.
  2. Pears: Apply 0.06 pound N (0.2 pound 34-0-0 or equivalent) per tree per year of age up to a maximum of 0.56 pound N per tree.
  3. Apples: Apply 0.08 pound N (1/4 pound 34-0-0 or equivalent) per tree per year of age up to a maximum of 0.56 pounds N per tree.
  4. Figs, grapes: apply 0.04 pound N (0.12 pound 34-0-0 or equivalent) per plant per year of age up to a maximum of 0.56 pounds per plant.
  5. Blackberries: apply 1.0 to 1.3 pounds N (3 to 4 pounds 34-0-0 or equivalent) per 100 ft. of row in February and 0.5 To 0.7 pounds N (1.5 To 2 pounds 34-0-0 or equivalent) after harvest.
  6. Blueberries: apply 0.02 pounds N (0.1 pounds ammonium sulfate) per plant per year of age up to a maximum of 0.14 pounds N per plant. Split into two applications—one in February and one in June or after harvest. Ammonium N sources are recommended for blueberries. Do not lime for blueberries.
  7. Strawberries: apply 0.3 pounds N (1 pound 34-0-0 or equivalent) per 100 ft. of row in October.

May 24, 2018 Test at the Azalea next to Barn Yard

20180526 Azalea bed soil test rpt