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Its alkaline pH makes it suitable for general landscaping purposes provided species with a wide pH tolerance or those known to prefer alkaline subsoils are selected. The salinity of the subsoil is very low, which indicates that no soluble salts are present that could be harmful to plants.

Description

Slightly moist, friable, non-calcareous very fine to fine sand with a single grained structure. It is stone free with no unusual odours, roots or rhizomes of pernicious weeds.

Applications:

Its alkaline pH makes it suitable for general landscaping purposes provided species with a wide pH tolerance or those known to prefer alkaline subsoils are selected. The salinity of the subsoil is very low, which indicates that no soluble salts are present that could be harmful to plants.

Specification data
Product Reference

Topsport Eaton Hall Subsoil

Standard product features

Particle size distribution:

  • Very coarse sand (1–2 mm): 0%.
  • Coarse sand (0.5–1 mm): 0%.
  • Medium sand (0.25–0.5 mm): 7%.
  • Fine sand (0.15–0.25 mm): 78%.
  • Very fine sand (0.05–0.15 mm): 12%.
  • Silt (0.0002–0.063 mm): 0%.
  • Clay (<0.0002 mm): 3%.

Technical characteristics:

  • pH (1:1 water): 8.0.
  • Organic matter content (w/w): 0.1%.
  • Electrical conductivity (water): 74 uS/cm.
  • Electrical conductivity (CaSO4): 2016 uS/cm.
  • Exchangeable sodium: 1.1%.
  • Total zinc: 5 mg/kg.
  • Extractable arsenic: <1.0 mg/kg.
  • Asbestos: Not detected.

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