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Do hydrangeas need ericaceous compost?

Do hydrangeas need ericaceous compost?

Last updated on May 10th, 2020 Hydrangeas can survive in many types of soils, but they need rich nutrients and moist, well-drained soil to do so. But what is all this talk of ericaceous compost? What is ericaceous soil? Ericaceous soil or compost is highly acidic, lime free. It is not something appropriate for all plants, as some plants simply cannot tolerate the acidic breakdown. Traditionally, this type of soil was mixed with peat but can be mixed with bark…

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