Soil pH

Soil pH affects plants, soil organisms, and the availability of soil nutrients and metals for plant uptake. Because soil pH can be challenging to adjust quickly or after crops have been planted, it is important to understand what adjustments are needed sooner than later.

General Information

Find information about managing soil pH for British Columbia soils in general:

South Coastal B.C.

Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island
With respect to information about soil pH, the western parts of Oregon and Washington State are generally comparable to South Coastal B.C.

Interior B.C.

Areas Outside of South Coastal B.C.
With respect to information about soil pH, the eastern parts of Oregon and Washington State are generally comparable to Interior B.C.