I was treating my compost and peat mix as soil for my ph ing but I got to thinking compost isnt really soil and peat is basically soiless so should I be shooting closer to 5.8 rather then 6.3
Depending on the ratios. If it’s more peat, definitely 5.8.
Why the diffrence in ph does the peat raise it ?
Kk thanks its exactly 1/3 of my mix the other 1/3 being aeration perlite and vermiculite (so soiless) 1/3 compost technically soiless so I suppose the 5.8 would be best
Soil based mediums require higher ph (I think the composition buffers it somehow) while coco and peat are basically just solid hydroponics in a pot