acid-loving


acid-loving
adjective
thriving in a relatively acidic environment (especially of plants requiring a pH well below 7)
Ant: ↑alkaline-loving
Similar to: ↑acidophilic, ↑acidophilous, ↑aciduric
Topics: ↑plant, ↑flora, ↑plant life

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/as"id luv'ing/, adj.
(of a plant) requiring a pH of 4.5 to 5.5 for optimal growth.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.