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Eric Vinje

Hello Linda!

Ten pounds of Elemental Sulfur covers 1.000 square feet of soil so you would need to broadcast 1.25 pounds of it in order to lower your pH one point. Plants thrive in pH conditions between 6.0 and 7.0 but, the best would be 6.5 so, don’t worry too much if you get to 6.3 instead. If you do want to be more precise, just add a slightly smaller amount to compensate for the difference. I would suggest broadcasting the sulfur and then working it into the soil rather than mixing it with compost. The results are much more consistent and it is also recommended by Montana Sulfur Company (the manufacturer).

Feel free to check out our product information on Elemental Sulfur here: https://www.planetnatural.com/product/elemental-sulfur-50-lb/

Good luck!