The manure and fertilizer were nearly inactive in the acid soil.
Persian walnut, I believe, when on its own roots, is more or less allergic to acid soil.
The effect is very pronounced in times of drought, the alkaline soil crops drying up much more quickly than do those on acid soil.
It is more nearly profitable in an acid soil than in one that has no lime deficiency.
There are a few kinds of cultivated plants that seem to prefer an acid soil, and to resent lime applications.
I discovered, for instance, that iron fence posts rust away in an acid soil; that one must use cedar or oak.
Fine for lawns; grows slowly but vigorously almost everywhere but on an acid soil.