Plants in the following list that are marked with an asterisk* will only grow satisfactorily on soils that are free of lime. Other plants in the list thrive on acid soils, although they may also grow satisfactorily on soils that are neutral or to some degree alkaline.

  1. Abies koreana
  2. Acer (all)
  3. Amelanchier canadensis
  4. Calluna vulgaris (all)*
  5. Calluna vulgaris 'Darkness'*
  6. Camellia sasanqua 'Narumigata'*
  7. Disanthus cercidifolius*
  8. Erica vagans 'Mrs D.F. Maxwell'
  9. Eucalyptus gunnii
  10. Eucryphia x nymansensis 'Nymansay'
  11. Galax urceolata*
  12. Gaultheria mucronata 'Mulberry Wine'
  13. Gentiana sino-ornata*
  14. Gentiana 'Strathmore'*
  15. Kirengeshoma palmata*
  16. Lapageria rosea*
  17. Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
  18. Molinia (all)
  19. Osmunda regalis
  20. Quercus coccinea 'Splendens'*
  21. Sorbus (most)

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