pH Meter

Product Description

Easy to use tester for pH levels in the soil.

Preparation of Soil Sample:

  • 1. Remove topsoil to depth of 50mm.
  • 2. Use hand fork to loosen remaining soil, removing stones and other debris.
  • 3. Mix soil with water.

Preparation of Meter:

  • 1. Lightly abrade probe but not tip, with fine abrasive paper.
  • 2. Wipe with cloth or tissue.

Instructions on use:

  • 1. Insert probe into soil with a twisting motion.
  • 2. Leave for one minute then read dial.
  • 3. Remove, clean and prepare probe as previously described and repeat above by inserting the probe into a different but adjacent point to check the first reading.

Care Instructions:

  • Do not leave the probe in the soil for long periods.
  • Always clean the probe with cloth after use.

Assessing the Reading:

  • A reading of 4 to 7 = acidic soil
  • A reading of 7 to 8 = alkaline soil

To reduce acidity apply 300g/m2 of ground limestone for every 1ph increase required. To increase acidity apply 70g/m2 of sulphate of ammonia.

1 per pack


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