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26/06/2013 at 16:59

I have just bought a poorly Rhododendron Sleepy from a bargain bench and wonder if it will be happy in a fairly dry soil under a Norwegian blue spruce,  I know it needs acid soil but would this be acid enough or possibly too dry. The rest of my garden is fairly clayey.

26/06/2013 at 17:25

The only way to tell if your soil is acid enough is to test it. Ph meters are about £10 at the garden centre. 

26/06/2013 at 22:50

Prob too dry but at least test your soil.  6 or less is fine.  You could incorporate acid bark or compost though to improve moisture.-holding qualities

27/06/2013 at 12:41

Thanks for your comments.  Will give it a go.

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