Hydroponics Nutrient Solution EC and PH Charts

Introduction

Here is a chart that gives guidance on nutrient strength and PH for several different plants.  For EC I like to mix on the lower side of the range.  For PH I like to be in the middle of the range.

Here’s an EC/tds and ph meter set you can buy:
TDS/EC and PH meter set

Nutrient Table

Plant PH EC
Artichoke 6.5-7.5 0.8-1.8
Asparagus 6.0-6.8 1.4-1.8
Basil 5.5-6.5 1.0-1.6
Bean (Common) 6.0 2.0-4.0
Beetroot 6.0-6.5 0.8-5.0
Blueberry 4.0 -5.0 1.8-2.0
Broad Bean 6.0-6.5 1.8-2.2
Broccoli 6.0-6.8 2.8-3.5
Brussell Sprout 6.5 2.5-3.0
Cabbage 6.5-7.0 2.5-3.0
Capsicum 6.0-6.5 1.8-2.2
Carrots 6.3 1.6-2.0
Cauliflower 6.5-7.0 0.5-2.0
Celery 6.5 1.8-2.4
Chives 6.0-6.5 1.8-2.2
Cucumber 5.5 1.7-2.5
Eggplant 6.0 2.5-3.5
Endive 5.5 2.0-2.4
Fodder 6.0 1.8-2.0
Garlic 6.0 1.4-1.8
Leek 6.5-7.0 1.4-1.8
Lemon Balm 5.5-6.5 1.0-1.6
Lettuce 6.0-7.0 0.8-1.2
Marjoram 6.0 1.6-2.0
Marrow 6.0 1.8-2.4
Melon 5.5-6.0 2.0-2.5
Okra 6.5 2.0-2.4
Onions 6.0-6.7 1.4-1.8
Pak-choi 7.0 1.5-2.0
Parsley 5.5-6.0 0.8-1.8
Parsnip 6.0 1.4-1.8
Pea 6.0-7.0 0.8-1.8
Pepino 6.0-6.5 2.0-5.0
Potato 5.0-6.0 2.0-2.5
Pumpkin 5.5-7.5 1.8-2.4
Radish 6.0-7.0 1.6-2.2
Spinach 60-7.0 1.8-2.3
Silverbeet 6.0-7.0 1.8-2.3
Strawberries 6.0 1.8-2.2
Sweet Corn 6.0 1.6-2.4
Sweet Potato 5.5-6.0 2.0-2.5
Taro 5.0-5.5 2.5-3.0
Thyme 5.5-7.0 0.8-1.6
Tomato 6.0-6.5 2.0-5.0
Turnip 6.0-6.5 1.8-2.4
Watermelon 5.8 1.5-2.4
Zucchini 6.0 1.8-2.4

Leave a Reply

  Subscribe  
Notify of