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

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

20170726 soil report-Citrus grove
  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.

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

20171124 Soil Test beds along road


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

20180526 Azalea bed soil test rpt

Nov. 20, 2018 Test Main Garden and Pecan Orchard

20181120-soil-test-report

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