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Course Walk: Low pH

Walk Map

Plants found on this walk:

Showing 1-17 of 17 items.
Botanical NameCommon NameSummary
Arctostaphylos uva-ursiBearberryGroundcover, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 3a, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0), Tolerates salt spray
Chionanthus virginicusFringetree; Old-man's-beardTree < 30 feet, Shrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0), Tolerates salty soil
Clethra alnifoliaSummer Sweet ClethraShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 4b, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0), Tolerates salt spray
Corylopsis spicataSpike WinterhazelShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Davidia involucrataDove TreeTree > 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 6b, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Fothergilla gardeniiDwarf FothergillaShrub < 4 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5b, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0)
Franklinia alatamahaFranklinia; Franklin TreeTree < 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 6b, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Halesia tetrapteraCarolina SilverbellTree < 30 feet, Shrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Hamamelis mollisChinese WitchhazelTree < 30 feet, Shrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5b, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Hamamelis virginianaCommon WitchhazelShrub > 8 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Shade, Zone 4a, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Ilex verticillataWinterberryShrub 4 to 8 feet, Shrub < 4 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 4a, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Itea virginicaVirginia Sweetspire; Virginia-willowShrub < 4 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0), Tolerates salt spray
Magnolia virginianaSweetbay MagnoliaTree < 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Zone 5b, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0)
Oxydendrum arboreumSourwoodTree < 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5b, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0)
Rhododendron mucronulatumKorean Rhododendron; Korean AzaleaShrub 4 to 8 feet, Deciduous, Part shade, Zone 5a, Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)
Salix alba 'Tristis' Weeping Golden WillowTree > 30 feet, Deciduous, Full sun, Zone 4a, Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Stephanandra incisaCutleaf Stephanandra; Lace ShrubGroundcover, Deciduous, Full sun, Part shade, Zone 5a, Requires acid (pH 5.0 to 7.0)