Levington® Lime

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Levington® Lime

Main product features
New
New
Organic
Organic
Easy to use granules
Easy to use granules
Child and pet friendly
Child and pet friendly

New Levington® Lime is a soil supplement that reduces soil acidity and improves soil structure, to help the essential nutrients absorption for healthy plants growth.

Size
3.5kg
When to use
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How to use

When preparing the soil for planting, sprinkle evenly over the soil and mix in well.

Water well after sowing seeds and planting out, especially in dry weather.

During the growing season, sprinkle evenly over the soil around established plants. Gently work it into the soil surface with a hand fork or hoe without disturbing the roots and water in thoroughly.

Club Root: To help prevent club root on brassicas, add to the soil before sowing seed or planting out.


Where to use

Lime must not be used on lime-hating or ericaceous plants or at the same time as a fertiliser. Wait 3 weeks before applying fertiliser.

Fast acting soil improver that also reduces soil acidity and increases alkalinity. Helps to break down heavy clay soil, improving structure and quality.


How often to apply

Apply Levington® Lime whenever it’s necessary to reduce the acidity (pH) of soil and make it more alkaline. It can be used at any time of year, but autumn or winter application gives best the results.


Coverage area

Soil type - clay: Annual maintenance dose* 50g per m². Dose to correct soil acidity (increases soil pH by approximately 0.5 points**) 75g per m².

Soil type - loam: Annual maintenance dose* 75g per m². Dose to correct soil acidity (increases soil pH by approximately 0.5 points**) 125g per m².

Soil type - sandy: Annual maintenance dose* 100g per m². Dose to correct soil acidity (increases soil pH by approximately 0.5 points**) 200g per m².

* To maintain correct soil acidity and supply plants with calcium. ** For very acidic soils (low pH) a higher dose might be necessary.

Dosing rates over 150g per m² should be given in two separate applications.


Fertiliser analysis

Organic lime.


Cautions

Only use where there is a recognised need to feed plants. Keep away from plant leaves and stems.

Do not exceed the appropriate application rate. Increasing the dosage may result in damage to your plants.

Store in the original container in a cool, dry, frost-free place away from children, pets and foodstuffs.

Always wear gloves when gardening. Wash hands and exposed skin after use.

Do not eat or smoke while applying the product.

Always read the label and product information before use.

Health and Safety

Always read the pack label and product instructions carefully before use. For further information relating to product safety please review the product data safety sheet link below.

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