Agricultural Service Laboratory
Clemson University

Lime Tables

Effective November 1, 1998
Target 6.2 added August 1, 2008

Pounds/Acre Agricultural Limestone
Target pH = 5.5

                        Soil pH

Buffer pH

5.4

5.3

5.2

5.1

5.0

4.9

4.8

4.7

4.6

4.5

4.4

7.95

-

100

100

200

200

200

300

300

300

400

400

7.90

100

200

300

300

400

500

600

600

700

800

900

7.85

100

300

400

500

600

700

800

900

1,000

1,200

1,300

7.80

200

400

500

700

800

1,000

1,100

1,200

1,400

1,500

1,800

7.75

200

400

700

800

1,000

1,200

1,400

1,500

1,700

1,900

2,200

7.70

300

500

800

1,000

1,200

1,400

1,700

1,900

2,100

2,300

2,700

7.65

300

600

900

1,200

1,400

1,700

1,900

2,200

2,400

2,700

3,100

7.60

400

700

1,000

1,400

1,600

1,900

2,200

2,500

2,800

3,100

3,600

7.55

400

800

1,200

1,500

1,800

2,200

2,500

2,800

3,100

3,500

4,000

7.50

500

900

1,300

1,700

2,100

2,400

2,800

3,100

3,400

3,800

4,500

7.45

500

1,000

1,400

1,900

2,300

2,600

3,000

3,400

3,800

4,200

4,900

7.40

600

1,100

1,600

2,000

2,500

2,900

3,300

3,700

4,100

4,600

5,400

7.35

600

1,200

1,700

2,200

2,700

3,100

3,600

4,000

4,500

5,000

5,800

7.30

600

1,300

1,800

2,400

2,900

3,400

3,900

4,300

4,800

5,400

6,300

7.25

700

1,300

2,000

2,500

3,100

3,600

4,100

4,600

5,200

5,800

6,700

7.20

700

1,400

2,100

2,700

3,300

3,900

4,400

5,000

5,500

6,100

7,100

7.15

800

1,500

2,200

2,900

3,500

4,100

4,700

5,300

5,900

6,500

7,600

7.10

800

1,600

2,300

3,000

3,700

4,300

5,000

5,600

6,200

6,900

8,000

7.05

900

1,700

2,500

3,200

3,900

4,600

5,200

5,900

6,600

7,300

8,500

7.00

900

1,800

2,600

3,400

4,100

4,800

5,500

6,200

6,900

7,700

8,900


Pounds/Acre Agricultural Limestone
Target pH = 6.0

                Soil pH

Buffer pH

5.9

5.8

5.7

5.6

5.5

5.4

5.3

5.2

5.1

5.0

4.9

4.8

4.7

4.6

4.5

4.4

7.95

100

100

100

200

200

300

300

300

300

400

400

400

400

500

500

500

7.90

100

200

300

400

400

500

600

600

700

700

800

800

900

900

1,000

1,100

7.85

200

300

400

500

700

800

900

900

1,000

1,100

1,200

1,300

1,300

1,400

1,500

1,600

7.80

200

400

600

700

900

1,000

1,100

1,300

1,400

1,500

1,600

1,700

1,800

1,900

2,000

2,200

7.75

300

500

700

900

1,100

1,300

1,400

1,600

1,700

1,800

2,000

2,100

2,200

2,300

2,500

2,700

7.70

300

600

900

1,100

1,300

1,500

1,700

1,900

2,000

2,200

2,400

2,500

2,700

2,800

3,000

3,300

7.65

400

700

1,000

1,300

1,500

1,800

2,000

2,200

2,400

2,600

2,800

2,900

3,100

3,300

3,500

3,800

7.60

400

800

1,100

1,500

1,700

2,000

2,300

2,500

2,700

2,900

3,100

3,300

3,500

3,800

4,000

4,300

7.55

500

900

1,300

1,600

2,000

2,300

2,600

2,800

3,100

3,300

3,500

3,800

4,000

4,200

4,500

4,900

7.50

500

1,000

1,400

1,800

2,200

2,500

2,800

3,100

3,400

3,700

3,900

4,200

4,400

4,700

5,000

5,400

7.45

600

1,100

1,600

2,000

2,400

2,800

3,100

3,400

3,800

4,000

4,300

4,600

4,900

5,200

5,500

6,000

7.40

600

1,200

1,700

2,200

2,600

3,000

3,400

3,800

4,100

4,400

4,700

5,000

5,300

5,600

6,000

6,500

7.35

700

1,300

1,900

2,400

2,800

3,300

3,700

4,100

4,400

4,800

5,100

5,400

5,800

6,100

6,500

7,100

7.30

700

1,400

2,000

2,500

3,100

3,500

4,000

4,400

4,800

5,100

5,500

5,900

6,200

6,600

7,000

7,600

7.25

800

1,500

2,100

2,700

3,300

3,800

4,300

4,700

5,100

5,500

5,900

6,300

6,700

7,000

7,500

8,100

7.20

800

1,600

2,300

2,900

3,500

4,000

4,500

5,000

5,500

5,900

6,300

6,700

7,100

7,500

8,000

8,700

7.15

900

1,700

2,400

3,100

3,700

4,300

4,800

5,300

5,800

6,200

6,700

7,100

7,500

8,000

8,500

9,200

7.10

900

1,800

2,600

3,300

3,900

4,500

5,100

5,600

6,100

6,600

7,100

7,500

8,000

8,400

9,000

9,800

7.05

1,000

1,900

2,700

3,500

4,100

4,800

5,400

5,900

6,500

7,000

7,500

7,900

8,400

8,900

9,400

10,000

7.00

1,000

2,000

2,800

3,600

4,400

5,000

5,700

6,300

6,800

7,400

7,900

8,400

8,900

9,400

9,900

10,000


Pounds/Acre Agricultural Limestone
Target pH = 6.2

                Soil pH

Buffer pH

6.1

6.0

5.9

5.8

5.7

5.6

5.5

5.4

5.3

5.2

5.1

5.0

4.9

4.8

4.7

4.6

4.5

4.4

7.95

100

100

200

200

 200

 300

300

300

 400

400

400

 400

400

 500

 500

 500

 500

600

7.90

100

200

300

 400

 500

 500

 600

 600

 700

 800

 800

 800

 900

 900

 1000

 1000

 1100

 1200

7.85

200

300

500

 600

 700

 800

 900

1000

1100

 1100

 1200

 1300

 1300

 1400

 1500

 1500

 1600

 1700

7.80

200

400

600

 800

 900

 1100

1200

1300

1400

1500

 1600

 1700

 1800

 1900

 2000

 2000

 2100

 2300

7.75

300

500

800

1000

1100

 1300

1500

1600

1800

1900

 2000

 2100

 2200

 2300

 2400

 2600

 2700

 2900

7.70

300

600

900

1200

1400

 1600

1800

1900

2100

2300

 2400

 2500

 2700

 2800

 2900

 3100

 3200

 3500

7.65

400

700

1100

1300

1600

 1800

2100

2300

2500

2600

 2800

 3000

 3100

 3300

 3400

 3600

 3800

 4000

7.60

400

800

1200

1500

1800

 2100

2400

2600

2800

3000

 3200

 3400

 3600

 3700

 3900

 4100

 4300

 4600

7.55

500

1000

1400

1700

2100

 2400

2700

2900

3200

3400

 3600

 3800

 4000

  4200

 4400

 4600

 4800

 5200

7.50

600

1000

1500

1900

2300

 2600

2900

3200

3500

3800

 4000

 4200

 4500

 4700

 4900

 5100

 5400

 5800

7.45

600

1200

1700

2100

2500

 2900

3200

3600

3900

4100

 4400

 4700

 4900

 5100

 5400

 5600

 5900

 6300

7.40

700

1300

1800

2300

2800

 3200

3500

3900

4200

4500

 4800

 5100

 5400

 5600

 5900

 6100

 6400

 6900

7.35

700

1400

2000

2500

3000

 3400

3800

4200

4600

4900

 5200

 5500

 5800

 6100

 6400

 6700

 7000

 7500

7.30

800

1500

2100

2700

3200

 3700

4100

4500

4900

5300

 5600

 5900

 6200

 6600

 6900

 7200

 7500

 8100

7.25

800

1600

2300

2900

3400

 4000

4400

4900

5300

5700

 6000

 6400

 6700

 7000

 7300

 7700

 8000

 8600

7.20

900

1700

2400

3100

3700

 4200

4700

5200

5600

6000

 6400

 6800

 7100

 7500

 7800

 8200

 8600

 9200

7.15

1000

1800

2600

3300

3900

 4500

5000

5500

6000

6400

 6800

 7200

 7600

 8000

 8300

 8700

 9100

 9800

7.10

1000

1900

2700

3500

4100

 4700

5300

5800

6300

6800

 7200

 7600

 8000

 8400

 8800

 9200

 9700

10000

7.05

1100

2000

2900

3600

4400

 5000

5600

6200

6700

7200

 7600

 8100

 8500

 8900

 9300

 9700

 10000

10000

7.00

1100

3000

3000

3800

4600

 5300

5900

6500

7000

7500

 8000

 8500

 9000

 9400

 9800

 10000

 10000

10000


Pounds/Acre Agricultural Limestone
Target pH = 6.5

            Soil pH

Buffer pH

6.4

6.3

6.2

6.1

6.0

5.9

5.8

5.7

5.6

5.5

5.4

5.3

5.2

5.1

5.0

4.9

4.8

4.7

4.6

4.5

4.4

7.95

100

100

200

200

300

300

300

400

400

400

400

400

500

500

500

500

500

600

600

600

600

7.90

100

200

300

400

500

600

600

700

800

800

900

900

900

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,100

1,100

1,100

1,200

1,300

7.85

200

400

500

600

800

900

1,000

1,100

1,100

1,200

1,300

1,300

1,400

1,500

1,500

1,600

1,600

1,700

1,700

1,800

1,900

7.80

300

500

700

900

1,000

1,200

1,300

1,400

1,500

1,600

1,700

1,800

1,900

2,000

2,000

2,100

2,200

2,200

2,300

2,400

2,500

7.75

300

600

900

1,100

1,300

1,500

1,600

1,800

1,900

2,000

2,100

2,200

2,300

2,400

2,500

2,600

2,700

2,800

2,900

3,000

3,100

7.70

400

700

1,000

1,300

1,500

1,700

1,900

2,100

2,300

2,400

2,600

2,700

2,800

2,900

3,000

3,100

3,200

3,300

3,400

3,600

3,800

7.65

500

900

1,200

1,500

1,800

2,000

2,300

2,500

2,700

2,800

3,000

3,100

3,300

3,400

3,500

3,700

3,800

3,900

4,000

4,200

4,400

7.60

500

1,000

1,400

1,700

2,000

2,300

2,600

2,800

3,000

3,200

3,400

3,600

3,700

3,900

4,000

4,200

4,300

4,500

4,600

4,800

5,000

7.55

600

1,100

1,500

1,900

2,300

2,600

2,900

3,200

3,400

3,600

3,800

4,000

4,200

4,400

4,600

4,700

4,900

5,000

5,200

5,300

5,600

7.50

700

1,200

1,700

2,200

2,600

2,900

3,200

3,500

3,800

4,000

4,300

4,500

4,700

4,900

5,100

5,200

5,400

5,600

5,700

5,900

6,300

7.45

700

1,300

1,900

2,400

2,800

3,200

3,600

3,900

4,200

4,400

4,700

4,900

5,200

5,400

5,600

5,800

5,900

6,100

6,300

6,500

6,900

7.40

800

1,500

2,100

2,600

3,100

3,500

3,900

4,200

4,600

4,800

5,100

5,400

5,600

5,900

6,100

6,300

6,500

6,700

6,900

7,100

7,500

7.35

900

1,600

2,200

2,800

3,300

3,800

4,200

4,600

4,900

5,300

5,600

5,800

6,100

6,300

6,600

6,800

7,000

7,200

7,500

7,700

8,100

7.30

900

1,700

2,400

3,000

3,600

4,100

4,500

4,900

5,300

5,700

6,000

6,300

6,600

6,800

7,100

7,300

7,600

7,800

8,000

8,300

8,800

7.25

1,000

1,800

2,600

3,200

3,800

4,400

4,800

5,300

5,700

6,100

6,400

6,700

7,000

7,300

7,600

7,800

8,100

8,400

8,600

8,900

9,400

7.20

1,000

2,000

2,800

3,500

4,100

4,700

5,200

5,600

6,100

6,500

6,800

7,200

7,500

7,800

8,100

8,400

8,600

8,900

9,200

9,500

10,000

7.15

1,100

2,100

2,900

3,700

4,300

4,900

5,500

6,000

6,400

6,900

7,300

7,600

8,000

8,300

8,600

8,900

9,200

9,500

9,800

10,000

10,000

7.10

1,200

2,200

3,100

3,900

4,600

5,200

5,800

6,300

6,800

7,300

7,700

8,100

8,400

8,800

9,100

9,400

9,700

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.05

1,200

2,300

3,300

4,100

4,900

5,500

6,100

6,700

7,200

7,700

8,100

8,500

8,900

9,300

9,600

9,900

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.00

1,300

2,400

3,400

4,300

5,100

5,800

6,500

7,100

7,600

8,100

8,500

9,000

9,400

9,800

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000


Pounds/Acre Agricultural Limestone
Target pH = 7.0

            Soil pH

Buffer pH

6.4

6.3

6.2

6.1

6.0

5.9

5.8

5.7

5.6

5.5

5.4

5.3

5.2

5.1

5.0

4.9

4.8

4.7

4.6

4.5

4.4

7.95

400

400

400

500

500

500

500

500

600

600

600

600

600

600

600

600

600

700

700

700

700

7.90

700

800

900

900

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,100

1,100

1,100

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,300

1,300

1,300

1,300

1,300

1,400

1,400

7.85

1,100

1,200

1,300

1,400

1,400

1,500

1,600

1,600

1,700

1,700

1,700

1,800

1,800

1,900

1,900

1,900

1,900

2,000

2,000

2,000

2,100

7.80

1,500

1,600

1,700

1,800

1,900

2,000

2,100

2,200

2,200

2,300

2,300

2,400

2,400

2,500

2,500

2,600

2,600

2,600

2,700

2,700

2,800

7.75

1,900

2,000

2,200

2,300

2,400

2,500

2,600

2,700

2,800

2,800

2,900

3,000

3,000

3,100

3,100

3,200

3,200

3,300

3,300

3,400

3,500

7.70

2,200

2,400

2,600

2,800

2,900

3,000

3,100

3,200

3,300

3,400

3,500

3,600

3,600

3,700

3,800

3,800

3,900

4,000

4,000

4,100

4,200

7.65

2,600

2,800

3,000

3,200

3,400

3,500

3,700

3,800

3,900

4,000

4,100

4,200

4,200

4,300

4,400

4,500

4,500

4,600

4,700

4,800

4,900

7.60

3,000

3,200

3,500

3,700

3,900

4,000

4,200

4,300

4,400

4,600

4,700

4,800

4,900

4,900

5,000

5,100

5,200

5,300

5,300

5,400

5,600

7.55

3,300

3,600

3,900

4,100

4,300

4,500

4,700

4,900

5,000

5,100

5,200

5,400

5,500

5,600

5,700

5,700

5,800

5,900

6,000

6,100

6,300

7.50

3,700

4,000

4,300

4,600

4,800

5,000

5,200

5,400

5,500

5,700

5,800

5,900

6,100

6,200

6,300

6,400

6,500

6,600

6,700

6,800

7,000

7.45

4,100

4,500

4,800

5,100

5,300

5,500

5,700

5,900

6,100

6,300

6,400

6,500

6,700

6,800

6,900

7,000

7,100

7,200

7,400

7,500

7,700

7.40

4,500

4,900

5,200

5,500

5,800

6,000

6,300

6,500

6,700

6,800

7,000

7,100

7,300

7,400

7,500

7,700

7,800

7,900

8,000

8,200

8,400

7.35

4,800

5,300

5,600

6,000

6,300

6,500

6,800

7,000

7,200

7,400

7,600

7,700

7,900

8,000

8,200

8,300

8,400

8,600

8,700

8,800

9,100

7.30

5,200

5,700

6,100

6,400

6,800

7,000

7,300

7,500

7,800

8,000

8,200

8,300

8,500

8,600

8,800

8,900

9,100

9,200

9,400

9,500

9,800

7.25

5,600

6,100

6,500

6,900

7,200

7,500

7,800

8,100

8,300

8,500

8,700

8,900

9,100

9,300

9,400

9,600

9,700

9,900

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.20

5,900

6,500

6,900

7,400

7,700

8,000

8,300

8,600

8,900

9,100

9,300

9,500

9,700

9,900

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.15

6,300

6,900

7,400

7,800

8,200

8,600

8,900

9,200

9,400

9,700

9,900

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.10

6,700

7,300

7,800

8,300

8,700

9,100

9,400

9,700

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.05

7,100

7,700

8,200

8,700

9,200

9,600

9,900

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

7.00

7,400

8,100

8,700

9,200

9,600

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

 

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000