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what is the best soil to use for a skimmia japonica in central region?

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they seem to prefer neutral to slightly acidic conditions according to the books. I have it in slightly alkaline but it gets lots of leaf mould which is acidic.

23 Nov, 2009


Yes - I grow them here, in neutral soil, and they're fine. However, the little ones I have in containers need a dose of sequestrene occasionally, as their leaves get yellow-y, so they do prefer slightly acidic soil.

23 Nov, 2009


Yes, as above for the soil irrespective of your region :-)

23 Nov, 2009

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