Daltons Dolomite is a finely ground mineral rock used to increase pH in acid soils. Contains calcium and magnesium for improved growth in fruit and citrus.
- Calcium strengthens cell walls improving general plant health and growth.
- Magnesium improves leaf health, essential in citrus.
- Use for vegetables, lawns, trees and shrubs.
How to use
1 Metric cup = 400g.
Vegetable gardens and flower beds
Apply at the rate of 200 per m2.
Heavy soils and around fruit trees
Apply at the rate of 400g per m2.
Spread evenly and water in well.
If the soil is low in organic matter, an application of Daltons Compost is recommended to enhance the soil structure.
Tips and know how
Always check the pH requirements of plants before applying. Do not apply near acid loving plants such as Azaleas, Camellias, Rhododendrons, Magnolias, Gardenias and some Australian Natives.
Clubroot on Vegetables
Lately, one spot in my garden has been affected by possibly ‘clubroot’. I have been advised to plant different veggies there and/or spread dolomite lime. Is this correct?
Reviving Old Gardens
Last year I grew potatoes in my veggie garden. I have just dug in a mixed cover crop. When is the best time to apply dolomite and a general fertiliser, and what would be the best crops to plant next?