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1. A soil having a basic reaction or a [[pH]] above the neutral point, which is pH 7.0; a soil having an excess of hydroxyl (OH) [[ions]], usually found in areas of relatively low rainfall.<br><br>
 
1. A soil having a basic reaction or a [[pH]] above the neutral point, which is pH 7.0; a soil having an excess of hydroxyl (OH) [[ions]], usually found in areas of relatively low rainfall.<br><br>
  
http://www.highwayhardware.com.au/gardening/Images/ph_chart1.gif<br><br>
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Pink/Red [[pH]] readings indicate more alkaline soils.<br>
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The [[pH]] of soil ranges from 0 to 14 with 7 being neutral. A [[pH]] above 7 indicates more alkaline soils.<br>
Source: http://www.highwayhardware.com.au/gardening/feature_soil_ph.htm<br><br>
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Source: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/alkaline-soil-plants.htm<br><br>

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1. A soil having a basic reaction or a pH above the neutral point, which is pH 7.0; a soil having an excess of hydroxyl (OH) ions, usually found in areas of relatively low rainfall.

Alkaline-Soil-679x1024.jpg

The pH of soil ranges from 0 to 14 with 7 being neutral. A pH above 7 indicates more alkaline soils.
Source: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/alkaline-soil-plants.htm