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Shelf Life for Lime?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ealbertson, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. ealbertson

    ealbertson LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 256

    Does anyone out there know the shelf life for lime. My supplier said it's fine as long as it hasn't been wet and clumped. I used some that I think is two years old and some that is one year old. I am having second thoughts although I know it's a little late. If it does go bad do you know what the results might be from using it?

    Thanks, Ed
  2. Xterminator

    Xterminator LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 279

    Use it it wont hurt a thing
  3. garydale

    garydale LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 813

    It doesn't go bad in the sense I think you mean.

    Lime just gets hard and/or lumpy. So if its spreadable go for it.
  4. Grassmechanic

    Grassmechanic LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,697

    Since it's been in the ground for millions of years, I doubt sitting on a shelf for a few years is going to hurt it.:laugh:
  5. ealbertson

    ealbertson LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 256

    Thanks guys, I appreciate the information.


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