Re: [CH] Can I use pine mulch?

Robert Farr, Chile Man (
Mon, 11 May 1998 05:43:26 -0500

I use composted wood chips around all my chile plants.

The habs and rocotos esp. like it - keeps the soil cool.

So, yes, pine mulch is fine.  Don't worry about raising the acidity of 
the soil - the mulch won't affect it significantly.