Gran Lime

Gran-Lime is a combination of calcium and magnesium lime which is 100% water-soluble and 99% available to plants in the soil.

For dairy, beef and tillage farmers

Who are looking for easy spreading of lime by a conventional spreader

Our product contains calcium and magnesium lime, and is far more finely-ground than typical ground limestone

Its special formulation quickly reduces acidity in soil

Our solution can be spread at any time of the year on any crop

It is tried, tested and proven in Ireland

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What is Goulding Gran-Lime?

Goulding Gran-Lime is a 38% calcium (Ca) with 1.0% Magnesium (Mg). 

Why use Gran-Lime?

  • Can be spread with a conventional fertiliser spreader
  • Minimises the risk of compaction
  • Farmer applied – no need for contractors
  • Granular Lime – therefore not blown away by wind
  • Can be used in conjunction with Urea-based fertilisers when spread separately

What are the benefits of  Gran-Lime?

  • Speed of action
  • More accurate pattern than ground limestone
  • Can be spread at any time of the year on any crop
  • Will rapidly reduce surface acidity
  • Ideal for con-acre renting
  • Suitable for min-till systems
  • Less ground compaction
  • Suitable for spot treatments of fields
  • Can be spread by tramline system
  • Suitable for grassland and tillage
  • Cost-effective and convenient
  • Animals may graze grassland immediately after application


  • Healthier livestock with stronger bones
  • Essential in milk production
  • Helps prevent milk fever


  • Helps prevent grass tetany
  • Improves appetite
  • Improves nutrient availability
GRAN-LIME product analysis
Calcium (Ca)38%
Magnesium (Mg)1%
Good pHApply 185kgs/ha/year (1.5 x 50kg bags/acre/year) to maintain pH levels.
Low pHApply 370kgs/ha/year (3 x 50kg bags/acre/year) until pH rises and 185kgs/ha/acre (1.5 x 50kg bags/acre/year) to maintain this pH level.
ReseedingApply 370kgs/ha/year (3 x 50kg bags/acre/year) at reseeding and 185kgs/ha (1.5 x 50 kg bags/acre) in subsequent years.