See also:
Instructions for Growing:
- Vegetables
- Herbs
- Fruits

How to test your garden soil pH

Taking the mystery out of Liming the garden

Improving your soil with Biochar

Composting Basics

Companion Planting - Making the Most of your Garden Space

Garden recipes

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Vegetable pH Levels
(list by Vegetable type)

Improving your garden's soil so that the pH range is between 6.5 to 7.0, is optimal. This will satisfy most garden vegetable's requirements and help ensure healthy, productive plants.

For plants that have pH level needs falling outside that range:

pH Level Guide by Vegetable

Vegetable Name
Approximate pH Range
   
Artichoke 6.5 - 7.5
Asparagus 6.5 - 7.5
Beans (pod) 6.0 - 7.5
Beets 6.0 - 7.5
Broccoli 6.0 - 7.0
Brussels Sprouts 6.0 - 7.5
Cabbage 5.5 - 7.0
Carrots 5.5 - 7.0
Cauliflower 6.0 - 7.0
Celery 5.8 - 6.5
Chard 6.5 - 7.0
Chinese Cabbage 6.5 - 7.0
Corn 5.5 - 7.0
Cucumber 5.5 - 7.0
Eggplant 6.0 - 7.0
Endive 5.0 - 6.0
Fennel 5.5 - 6.5
Garlic 6.0 - 7.5
Green Beans 6.0 - 7.5
Jerusalem Artichoke 5.8 - 7.0
Kohlrabi 6.5 - 7.5
Leeks 6.0 - 7.0
Lettuce 6.0 - 7.0
Okra 5.5 - 6.5
Onion 6.0 - 7.0
Parsnip 5.5 - 7.5
Peas 6.0 - 7.0
Peppers 5.5 - 7.0
Potato 5.0 - 6.5
Pumpkin 5.5 - 7.5
Radish 6.0 - 7.0
Rutabaga 6.0 - 7.5
Shallot 5.5 - 7.0
Spinach 6.0 - 7.0
Squash 6.0 - 7.0
Sweet Potato 5.5 - 6.0
Tomatillo 6.5 - 7.0
Tomato 5.5 - 7.5
Turnip 6.0 - 7.0
Zucchini 6.0 - 7.0

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