Lime Recommendation Codes.

Code

Lime if below:

Lime to:

Crops

----- pH -----

0
Lime recommended only under special conditions.

Blueberries

1*
5.8
6.5

All except those listed below

2
6.0
6.5

Most clovers, gardens, vegetable crops, and most fruits and nuts

3
6.5
7.0

Alfalfa

4
5.0
5.5

Irish potatoes, azaleas, and tobacco

5
5.6
6.5

Coastal bermudagrass, common bermuda grass, bahiagrass, dallisgrass, lawns, fairways, and athletic fields

* - Code 1 crops are moved to Code 5 when grown on fine-textured soils of Soil Group 3 or 4.