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What type of soil does the plant prefer, acid or alkaline?

On plant Helleborus niger



Neutral to slightly alkaline 5.5 - 6.5 pH

31 Mar, 2010


And some shade.

31 Mar, 2010


do you mean alkaline or acidic MG as 5.5-6.5 is slightly acidic.
I am hoping it is alkaline as I have just got some for my garden which is definitely alkaline.

31 Mar, 2010


Oops sorry no neutral to mildly acidic... brain dead up here (must be the snow again!)

31 Mar, 2010


With plenty of organic compost added too. Leaf mould if you can get it.

31 Mar, 2010


i'll have to plant mine which beech leaf mould, thats acidic luckily.

have you got it bad mg? hope you are both ok.

31 Mar, 2010


We didn't get it bad where we live it was bad inland though

1 Apr, 2010

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