View FoodPlot Questions › Category: PlotStart Questions › Soil sample results/plotstart 0 Vote Up Vote Down Corey asked 2 months ago ive recently got my soil sample results back and I’m curious if your plotstart can help me out. Currently, my pH is 5.4 and the sample is calling for 5 tons of lime. What would you guys suggest? 1 Answers 0 Vote Up Vote Down DeerGro Expert Staff answered 1 month ago That is a lot of lime! To get your pH adjusted at that level We would recommend starting with a rate of 5 gallons of PlotStart per acre. What species are you looking to plant?