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Used ericaceous compost by accident

Hi all,

My gardener accidentally used ericaceous compost to plant the following 5 shrubs

Weigela 'Little Red Robin' 

Abelia x grandiflora 'Sunshine Daydream' 

Choisya Ternata 'Sundance' 

Aucuba Japonica 'Crotonifolia' 

Viburnum Sargentii 'Onondaga' 

Will the compost harm these plants? Should I dig them up and replant them?



  • arneilarneil Posts: 312

    some gardener ! , but I don't think it will do any harm . Ericaceous compost is advocated for acid loving shrubs like Rhododendrons and Heathers because they won't thrive in alkali soil , I have used Ericaceous accidently too and it was ok , mind you my heathers did ok in ordinary compost

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