Ericaceous Compost: Benefits: Will lower the soil pH in time if dug in (best used to fill containers as acid compost).
Limitations: Cost; Slow effect on soil unless large quantities are used.
Environmental: Cost of transport; Might have high peat content.
Health and Safety: Lifting bags.
Timing of application: Autumn/any time; Dig in or use as a mulch.
Effectiveness of the material: Slow effect (best used to fill containers).