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Natasha
Hi guys Wanting to.plant human ash in the ground about 1.5liters of it. How do I bring the PH level down?

I want to plant a nz native tree in the soil. I understand human ash has high PH and too much salt and no micronutrients
Thanks

Submitted: 09:13AM, 04 Sep 2017
Answer: Hi Natasha,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

You are correct that the ashes can alter the pH of the soil and impact the overall soil properties if applied directly where a plant is to grow.

In this case, to ensure that your memorial can grow and prosper we would recommend looking into using a growing system such as BioUrns. These can assist with the pH levels and may have the opportunity for you to select the plant that you choose as well. It can never hurt to ask.

Hopefully, this information will assist you in your memorial.

Kind regards

Stephanie
Yates Horticulturalist

Category: Fertilising
Tags: ashes, natives
Answered: 02:22PM, 04 Sep 2017

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