fertilizing bulbs

Gilbert Nancy L Contr 9 CES/CEC Nancy.Gilbert@beale.af.mil
Wed, 13 Apr 2005 09:54:49 PDT
Thanks Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: J.E. Shields [mailto:jshields@indy.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 9:51 AM
To: Pacific Bulb Society
Subject: RE: [pbs] fertilizing bulbs

Potassium sulfate should not affect pH.  It is itself neutral in reaction 
-- neither basic nor acidic.

Jim Shields

At 05:12 PM 4/13/2005 +0100, you wrote:
>Does potassium sulfate acidify the soil or potting mix? Thanks.
>Nancy Gilbert
>-----Original Message-----
>From: pbs-bounces@lists.ibiblio.org 
>On Behalf Of Brian Whyer
>Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2005 6:05 PM
>To: 'Pacific Bulb Society'
>Subject: RE: [pbs] fertilizing bulbs
> > African Violet fertilizers have high potassium formulae. Are they
> > in your area?
>Those of us that regularly read the SRGS website will know that 
>straight potassium sulphate (Sulphate of Potash) is used by many 
>growers in the UK, and elsewhere.
>E.g. http://srgc.org.uk/discus/messages/…
>and much more information in the bulb logs on the website.
>Brian Whyer, Buckinghamshire, England, zone ~8
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